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London Преподаватель ГПОАУ «Амурский технический колледж» Гуриценко Е.В.
The London is the capital of Great Britain London is the biggest city in Britain and one of the biggest in the world. More than eight million people live and work there. London is one of the most important cities in the world. It is the centre for business and for tourism.
In London you can find some of the best theatres, cinemas and museums. There are many beautiful old churches in London.
There are about 10 thousand streets in London. Most of the streets are not very wide. There are a lot of shops in London. The main shopping centre is Oxford Street. You can buy nearly everything here. People from all over the world do shopping in Oxford Street.
You can find many old and new beautiful parks in the city. The largest park in London is Hyde Park. It is one of the most popular places of Londoners on hot summer days. There are many other pleasant parks and green squares there too.
SOME INTERESTING FACTS.
London is in fact three cities: the City of London, the East End and the West End.
There are 27 bridges over the Thames in London and 8 tunnels under the river.
London is 46 kilometers from north to south and 58 kilometers from east to west (Moscow is 38 km from north to south)
London has got more than 8 million people and that's 13% of Britain's population
The heart of London is the City. It is the oldest part of London. Many people work in the City but very few live here. There are many banks and offices here. You can visit some interesting places in the City or near it.
One of them is the Tower of London. In different times of the history of London the Tower was a fortress, a palace and a prison . A lot of people lost their heads here.
One of the greatest English churches, St. Paul's Cathedral, is not far from the Tower of London. Old St. Paul's Cathedral was made of wood and burnt in the Great Fire of London. The famous architect Sir Christopher Wren rebuilt it in the 17-th century. He started in 1675. It took him 35 years. It is a very beautiful building with many tall columns and towers.
The centre of London is Trafalgar Square. Some people say that it is the most beautiful place in London. In the middle of the square stands a tall column. It is a monument to Admiral Nelson. Four bronze lions look at the square from the monument.
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 - Downing Street. Here at number 10 the British Prime Minister lives. Whitehall is a wide street leading to Parliament Square. This square is very large.
London is growing and developing. Some modern buildings and interesting places appeared. The most remarkable are: the Cucumber of London and the London Eye.
the Cucumber of London Башня Мэри-Экс, 30 — 40-этажный небоскреб в Лондоне, конструкция которого выполнена в виде сетчатой оболочки с центральным опорным основанием. Примечателен открывающейся с него панорамой на город и необычным для центрального Лондона видом. Жители за зеленоватый оттенок стекла и характерную форму называют его «огурец», «корнишон».
The London eye Лондонский глаз — одно из крупнейших колес обозрения в Европе, расположенное в лондонском районе Ламбет на южном берегу Темзы. С высоты 135 метров (приблизительно 45 этажей) открывается вид практически на весь город. Колесо обозрения — семейный проект супругов-архитекторов Дэвида Маркса и Джулии Барфилд. Воплощение проекта в жизнь заняло шесть лет.