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is a 23 hectare park in Westminster, the oldest of the Royal Parks of London. It is one of the most beautiful places in London. It is one of the most attractive of London’s parks. The best sight in the park is the lake; it is famous for its collection of water-birds.
S - St. Paul’s Cathedral
is the greatest of English churches. It was built by the famous English architect Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723). St. Paul’s Cathedral with its huge dome and rows of columns is considered to be a fine specimen of Renaissance architecture. In one of its towers hangs one of the largest bells in the world, Great Paul, weighing about 17.5 tons.
T – the Tate Gallery
was founded in 1897, as the National Gallery of British Art. When its role was changed to include the national collection of Modern Art as well as the national collection of British art, it was renamed the Tate Gallery after Henry Tate, who had laid the foundations for the collection.
T - Tower Bridge
is a combined bascule and suspension bridge over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, which gives it its name. It has become an iconic symbol of London. The bridge consists of two towers which are tied together at the upper level.
T - the Tower of London
is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames. It was founded by Julius Caesar and in1066 rebuilt by William the Conqueror. It was used as a fortress, a royal residence and a prison. Now it is a museum of amour and also the place where Crown Jewels are kept. In present days, just as many centuries ago, the Ceremony of the Keys takes place at its gates.
T - Trafalgar Square
is a square in central London. With its position in the heart of London, it is a tourist attraction, and one of the most famous squares in the United Kingdom and the world. At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base. The name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar (1805), a British naval victory of the Napoleonic Wars.
V - Victoria and Albert Museum
is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, it was founded in 1852. Its collection spans 5,000 years of art, from ancient times to the present day, in virtually every medium, from the cultures of Europe, North America, Asia and North Africa. The holdings of ceramics, glass, textiles, costumes, silver, ironwork, jewellery, furniture, medieval objects, sculpture, prints and printmaking, drawings and photographs are among the largest and most comprehensive in the world.
W - Westminster Abby
is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English, later British and later still (and currently) monarchs of the Commonwealth Realms. It briefly held the status of a cathedral from 1546–1556, and is a Royal Peculiar. Many English sovereigns, outstanding statesmen, painters and poets (Newton, Darwin and Tennyson among them) are buried here.
Z – London Zoo
is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on April 27, 1828 and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. Today it houses a collection of 755 species of animals, with 15,104 individuals, making it one of the largest collections in the United Kingdom.
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