LONDON (IT´S PLACES OF INTEREST)
THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
The houses of Parliament in a gothic style, and standing on the left bank of the river Thames, are not very old buildings.
They were built in the 19th century. One part of the original building – West minister Hall – is still there today, at far end of the new building.
One of the greatest and finest parks in London. It is the place where Londoners use to go for a walk or for a rest or for a sport. The large areas, tall trees, benches, deck chairs, that is the picture of Hyde Park.
Hyde Park is an ideal place for picnic. A small space, just a few hundred square meters called speaker’s corner – this is the only noisy and busy place in Hyde park.
Speaker’s Corner is a place where you can come and speak about or listen to different topics: politics, economics, religion, international relations.
DOWNING STREET No. 10
It is the address in London where you can find residence of the British Prime Minister. Every British Prime Minister lives at Downing Street No. 10.
Big Ben is the name given to the clock and bell of the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament. The clock has four faces.
Many tourist visit 221 Baker Street and they ask to see Mr. Holmes. A lot of letters come to this address every day. People hope, that Mr. Holmes is still a life.
Is the oldest historical building in London. The oldest part of the Tower is the WHITE TOWER. The tower served to many purposes. It was the prison, fortress and royal palace. Now there is a museum where the exhibition of Crown Jewels can be seen.
In the year 1805 admiral Nelson defected Napoleon and his army. In memory to Nelson a big column was build in the middle of the square. To their feature of the square are the fountains, pigeons and many people.
It is another poplar sguare in London. For many people it is the heart of London. During the night it is more beautiful than during the day.