London Is The Capital of the UK The red double-decker buses in London have become a national symbol of England and the British Isles.
Westminster Palace and Big Ben Westminster is the political centre of London. It is one of the world’s famous buildings. It houses the British Parliament and is often called the Houses of Parliament.
Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace is the name of the official residence of the Queen.
Westminster Abbey Westminster Abbey is the place where all British monarchs have been crowned. Many famous people are buried here including statemen, musicians and writers.
Westminster Abbey You can find the tombs and monuments of many outstanding British writers such as Shakespeare, Byron, T.S. Eliot and others.
The Tower of London The heart of London is the City. The City is famous for its oldest part, the Tower of London. Many years ago it was a fortress, a Royal Palace, a prison and even a Royal Zoo. Now it is a museum.
Tower Bridge Tower Bridge(built 1886-1894) crosses the river Thames. It is close to the Tower of London and has become an iconic symbol of London.
Red Telephone Box Red telephone boxes are another symbols of the British capital.
London Eye The London Eye or Millennium Wheel,is a giant wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames in London,England. The entire structure is 135 m tall and the wheel has a diameter of 120 m.It is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, visited by over 3.5 million people annually.
London Eye It is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom. Each of the 10-tonne capsules represents one of the London Boroughs , and holds up to 25 people, who are free to walk around inside the capsule, though seating is provided. The wheel rotates at 26 cm per second so that one revolution takes about 30 minutes.