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The Houses of Parliament It is a long grey building with towers. The large clock in one of the towers is known as “Big Ben”. You can hear the sound of “Big Ben” every hour in London. The clock and the bell got their names after Sir Benjamin Hall. The members of the British Parliament work in this building.
The White Tower It was a fortress, a palace , a prison and the King’s Zoo. Now it is a museum. You can see a lot of interesting things in the halls of this building .William the Conqueror built it in the 11th century. Twelve black ravens live in it .People believe that London will be rich while the ravens live there.
Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square is the geographical centre of London. It was named in memory of Admiral Nelson’s victory in the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The tall Nelson’s Column stands in the middle of the square. The monument includes four bronze lions. There are two fountains in it
Westminster Abbey It is more than nine hundred years old. There are many monuments and statues there, many English kings and queens are buried there. It is famous for the Poets Corner. It is one of the most famous and beautiful churches in London. This church has two tall towers.
Hyde Park Hyde Park is royal park since 1536. This park is the largest one. It is one of the most popular places of Londoners during the hot summer days. The park is famous for its Speaker`s Corner, where people go when they want to tell other people about their political opinions.
St . James`s Park St . James`s Park is the oldest and the smallest of the royal parks. It is near Buckingham Palace. There is a lake in St. James’s Park which is famous for its water-birds. The pelicans were originally given to Charles II by a Russian ambassador. Hundreds of people come to this park to rest.
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