London and its sights

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by antoninash
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London and its sights

The observation wheel erected on the bank of the River Thames is more than double the height of Big Ben! It's called the London Eye and on a clear day you'll be able to see 7 countries from its top! The Wheel doesn't stop for passengers — instead they just walk into the large egg-shaped glass capsules while it is in motion. A full trip takes 30 minutes.

Piccadilly Circus is the centre of night life in the West End. This is one of the most popular meeting points of London, pro­bably second only to Trafalgar Square. It is actually quite small, and; most people are rather disappointed when they see it for the first time because they had imagined it would be much bigger.

The political centre of London is Westminster. It is the part of London where there are a lot of offices. If you go down Whitehall from Trafalgar Square on the right you will see a small street where the British Prime Minister lives. He lives at number 10, Downing Street.

This bridge built in 1894, is still in daily use even though the traffic in and out of the London wharves' has increased to an extraordinary extent during the course of the 20th century

St Paul's Cathedral is one of the most famous buildings in the world, and it is also one of the greatest survivors!

London and its Sights



  • antoninash 7 years ago

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    I'm a teacher of foreign languages. My students are interested in english-speaking countries. I created this glogster to motivate them in language and culture studies.