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London sights

EXERCISE: GUESS WHAT THE SIGHTS DESCRIBED ARE

TRAFALGAR SQUARE – ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL - THE NATIONAL GALLERY – THE TATE MODERN GALLERY – ST. JAMES’S PARK – HYDE PARK – THE HARD ROCK CAFÉ – 10, DOWNING STREET - THE LONDON EYE  – OXFORD STREET – COVENT GARDEN – THE MILLENIUM BRIDGE – BIG BEN – THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT (or THE PALACE OF WESTMINSTER) – BUCKINGHAM PALACE – THE TOWER OF LONDON – TOWER BRIDGE – MADAME TUSSAUD’S – WESTMINSTER ABBEY


1- It is in the centre of London, next to the Houses of Parliament. It is a famous clock  

2 - It’s the official residence of the Prime Minister

3- It is an art gallery in Trafalgar Square where you can see many famous paintings for example by Leonardo da Vinci or Van Gogh

4- It is the residence of the Queen. It is in the very centre of London, near St. James’s Park

5- It is a big park near Buckingham Palace

6- It is a big wheel near the Thames. It has been in London since 2000 for the new millennium. It’s almost 150 mt high

7- It is a cafè where you can have fantastic hamburgers, milkshakes and ice creams. On the walls there are guitars and posters of famous rock stars. There ‘s always loud music. It is near Hyde Park

8- It is a church. The famous architect Sir Christopher Wren built it in 1666 after the Great Fire of London. It has the second largest dome in the world after St Peter’s in Rome, Italy

9- It is the newest bridge in London. It’s about 300 mt long and it’s only for pedestrians

10- It is a very big park in the centre of London. In this park there’s a lake called the Serpentine

11- It is the seat of British Parliament. It is near the Thames and Big Ben

12- It is a museum where you can see wax statues of famous people from the past but also today’s pop stars, film stars, sport stars. It is near Regent’s Park

13- It is a street famous for shopping. It is in the very centre of London

14- It is a square in the very centre of London. It is dedicated to Nelson’s victory over Napoleon at Trafalgar in 1805. In it there are two fountains, the National Gallery and Nelson’s column. There are four statues of lions

15- It is a famous bridge on the river Thames, near the Tower of London. The bridge can open so ships can pass under it

16- In the past it was a fortress, a prison, a royal residence. Today it is a museum where there are the Crown Jewels. It’s near Tower Bridge

17- It is a very old church. Kings and Queens of England are crowned here

18- It is an art gallery where you can see modern paintings, photos, statues. It is near the river Thames

19- In the past it was London fruit and vegetable market. Now it a shopping and meeting place in the centre of London


EXERCISE: GUESS WHAT THE SIGHTS  IN THE PICTURES ARE

                                            

                                                                                     



                             


                                           

                                                                                                       



                                              

                                                                                                  



                                         

                                                        


                  


   

 

       


 

 

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