The Tower is very old. It has a long and cruel history. The Tower of London was a fortress, a royal palace and later a prison. It is a museum now. There are a lot of interesting collections in the Tower of London.
Trafalgar Square is the main square of London. In the centre of the square there is a big monument. At the top of the column there is a statue of Admiral Nelson who defeated the French at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
This is the Houses of Parliament, the seat of the British Government. It has two Houses: the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The famous clock Big Ben stands near the Houses of Parliament. It is one of the most famous clocks in the world.
This is the London Eye, the biggest wheel in Britain. It is also known as the Millennium Wheel. The London Eye is situated on the south bank of the river Thames. It is the tallest observation wheel with 40 km panoramic views on a clear day.
This is the Tate Gallery. It houses the national collection of British painting from the 16th century to the present day. It is also the national gallery for modern art, including paintings and sculpture made in Britain, Europe, America and other countries.
Changing of the Guard The Changing of the Guard happens every day at a.m.
Double-decker bus The red double-decker buses in London have become a national symbol of Britain
Read and match 1.Big Bena)a castle 2.The Thamesb)a church 3.The Tower of Londonc) the Queen s home 4. St. Paul s cathedral d)a wheel 5.Buckingham palacee)a symbol of England 6.The London Eyef)the seat of the government 7.The Houses of Parliament g)g) a river 8.Westminster Abbeyh)h)a clock