Коронация Елизаветы II в 1953 году. Глава государства – королева Елизавета II The Head of the State is Queen Elizabeth II Королева Елизавета II на свое 80- летие в 2006 году. Свадьба принцессы Елизаветы и графа Эдинбургского в 1947 году.
Sights of London Westminster Palace (Вестминстерский дворец). It is the main center of political life in the UK because the British Parliament sits there.
Big Ben. Some people think that Big Ben is the whole tower. Big Ben is really a bell. It weights 13,720 kilograms. You can hear its sound every hour.
The Tower of London (Лондонский Тауэр), is a Royal fortress, built in the 11th century. It is situated on the north bank of the River Thames. During its history it used to be a fortress, a castle, a prison and even a zoo. Now it is a museum where you can see Crown Jewels. It is also known for the ravens that live there. The special people (Beefeaters) feed the ravens.
St. Pauls Cathedral (cобор святого Павла) was designed by the court architect Sir Christopher Wren and built between 1675 and The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington and Sir Winston Churchill have taken place here and the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, to Lady Diana Spencer.
Buckingham Palace (Букингемский дворец) is the official London residence of The Royal family.
Trafalgar Square (Трафальгарская площадь) was built to commemorate Admiral Nelson on his victory in the Battle of Trafalgar. The square is now a popular site for political demonstrations. In the center of the square stands Nelson's Column. Around the Column there are four lion statues that guard the column.