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London and its sights

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                                                  LONDON AND ITS SIGHTS     

Trafalgar Square

It is a  square in the  of London with  beautiful fountains. In the middle of the square is ’s Column. Nelson was a famous  who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar, , in 1805. Trafalgar Square is a favourite meeting place for tourists from all over the world.


Hyde Park

, riding, boating, playing cricket or having a picnic – impossible in the centre of a city of million? Not so in . You can do all those things right in the centre of the city in Park. There is a beautiful big  for too.


The Tower of London and Tower Bridge

The Tower of London is one of the best-known sights in London. It was a  in which kings once lived, a  in which famous people were killed, and a place where arms were . Today it is a  housing the Crown . Tower Bridge across the River  is close to the Tower. Parts of the bridge can be raised so that  ships can pass through, but very few come so far up the river nowadays.


The Houses of Parliament

The beautiful building on the Thames was opened in  after the old palace had been almost totally destroyed by . There are  Houses, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Laws are made in the House of . Most foreigners think that the famous clocktower of the Houses of Parliament is called Big . And most English children do too! Big Ben, however, is the name of the  in the clocktower.


Buckingham Palace

The millions of tourists may only look at the building from the .  people work in this famous  with its more than  rooms, and one family, the Royal Family, live there.


Madame Tussaud’s

More than two million people a year visit this famous place. There are  models of film , , politicians, writers, and  and queens. Some visitors play  and stand completely still, so that others think they are made of .