London is the capital of the UK. London is one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world. London was founded in 43 AD. The area of about 1580 square kilometers. The population is 8.5 million people, the second largest city in Europe.
London Big Ben is the great bell in the Clock Tower on the eastern end of the Houses of Parliament. It was named after Sir Benjamin Hall, Londons chief commissioner.
The seat of the British government is in London in the Houses of Parliament, officially the New Palace of Westminster. The current building was built in the mid- 19th century.
Westminster Abbey is a church. Westminster Abbey is a symbol of England. It was built by King Edward in The coronation of all British Kings and Queens take place in Westminster Abbey. Some famous English people are also buried here.
The Tower of London, located on bank of the Thames River, was built in the 11th century. The Tower is very old. It has a long and cruel history. The White Tower is the oldest part of the Tower of London.
TOWER BRIDGE Londons Tower Bridge was the only movable bridge crossing the Thames. Modern bridge built on the site of its predecessor, open in 1831.
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the Queen. The daily ceremony of the Changing of the Guards takes place in its courtyard. The palace was built in 1703 by Duke of Buckingham.
BRITISH MUSEUM The national museum of antiquities located in London. The British Museum was founded in He is one of the largest museums in the world.
Trafalgar Square is the geographical centre of London. It was named in memory of Admiral Nelsons victory in the battle of Trafalgar in The tall Nelsons Column stands in the middle of the square. TRAFALGAR SQUARE