Презентация на тему Historical Places in London (Исторические места в Лондоне)

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Founded by Edward the Confessor in 1050, the Abbey was a
monastery

Founded by Edward the Confessor in 1050, the Abbey was a monastery
for a long time. There are memorials to eminent
men and women. But the most popular ones are those to
writers, actors and musicians in Poets’ Corner.

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Raised in 1843 and now one of London’s best-loved monuments,
commemorates the one-armed,

Raised in 1843 and now one of London’s best-loved monuments, commemorates the
one-eyed admiral who defeated
Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, but paid for it
with his life.

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Built in 1705 as Buckingham House for the duke of the same

Built in 1705 as Buckingham House for the duke of the same

name, this palace became the official London home of the British
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.

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Through the centuries, the Tower of London has been a citadel,
a palace,

Through the centuries, the Tower of London has been a citadel, a
a prison for offenders against the State, the home of
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.

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It is famous for its accuracy and for its 13-ton bell. The

It is famous for its accuracy and for its 13-ton bell. The
clock
was named after Sir Benjamin Hall, commissioner of works at
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
BBC.

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Perhaps second only to Big Ben as London’s most recognizable
symbol, Tower

Perhaps second only to Big Ben as London’s most recognizable symbol, Tower
Bridge doesn’t disappoint up close. There’s
something about its neo-Gothic towers and blue suspension
struts that make it quite enthralling to look at.

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Opened in 2000, it is visible from many surprising parts of the
city.

Opened in 2000, it is visible from many surprising parts of the
A ride or a flight in one of the wheel’s 32 glass-enclosed
gondolas holding up to 28 people. It takes a gracefully
slow 30 minutes and you can see 25 miles in every direction.

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Saint Paul’s Cathedral was designed in a classical Baroque style
by Sir Christopher

Saint Paul’s Cathedral was designed in a classical Baroque style by Sir
Wren. It was constructed between 1675
and 1710. 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.

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The building is a wooden O without a roof over the central
stage

The building is a wooden O without a roof over the central
area, and although there are covered wooden bench seats
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.

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