Слайд 1Historical Places
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Слайд 3Founded by Edward the Confessor in 1050, the Abbey was
monastery for a long time. There are memorials to
men and women. But the most popular ones are those to
writers, actors and musicians in Poets’ Corner.
Слайд 5Raised in 1843 and now one of London’s best-loved monuments,
the one-armed, one-eyed admiral who defeated
Trafalgar in 1805, but paid for it
Napoleon at the Battle of
with his life.
Слайд 7Built in 1705 as Buckingham House for the duke of
of the British
name, this palace became the official London home
Royal family. When the flag is flying on the top the Queen
is in. There are 661 rooms in it. It is dominated by the
25m-high Queen Victoria Memorial at the end of the Mall.
Слайд 9Through the centuries, the Tower of London has been a
a palace, a prison for offenders against the State, the
the Mint, the treasury for the Crown Jewels, a menagerie, and
the first royal observatory. Three queens of England have been
beheaded within its walls.
Слайд 11It is famous for its accuracy and for its 13-ton
bell. The clock
of works at
was named after Sir Benjamin Hall, commissioner
the time of its installation in 1859. The sound of Big Ben is
well-known all over the world because it is broadcast by the
Слайд 13Perhaps second only to Big Ben as London’s most recognizable
neo-Gothic towers and blue suspension
symbol, Tower Bridge doesn’t disappoint up close. There’s
something about its
struts that make it quite enthralling to look at.
Слайд 15Opened in 2000, it is visible from many surprising parts
the wheel’s 32 glass-enclosed
city. A ride or a flight in one of
gondolas holding up to 28 people. It takes a gracefully
slow 30 minutes and you can see 25 miles in every direction.
Слайд 17Saint Paul’s Cathedral was designed in a classical Baroque style
Sir Christopher Wren. It was constructed between 1675
Built of Portland stone with a Dome that rises to
365 feet and with Great Paul, the largest bell in England, it is
one of the most attractive sights in London.
Слайд 19The building is a wooden O without a roof over
stage area, and although there are covered wooden bench
in tiers around the stage, many people like to do as the 17th-
century “groundlings” did, and stand in front of the stage,
shouting and heckling.