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2 Buckingham Palace is the largest royal palace, still fulfilling its original function. The palace was built in 1703 as the residence of the Duke of Buckingham town. Over the next 75 years, it was extended several times, in 1837, to announce the building official residence of the British monarch, which is to this day. For the British palace is the symbol of the United Kingdom. In the days when the Queen is in the palace, waving over it the only one flag - the banner of the king. This banner until 1997 had never been drained to half-mast as a sign of mourning, even after the death of the monarch. This tradition was changed after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. From April to July, every day at 11.30 in front of the palace is a ceremonial changing of the guard (in the remaining months every other day). Currently, some of the palace, including a beautiful garden, is made available to the public. It can be visited in August and September, during the holidays queen.

3 The name originally referred to the bell of St. Stephen Tower (Tower St. Stephens), also known as The Clock Tower (Clock Tower), belonging to the Palace of Westminster. Currently, Big Ben is both bell and clock tower itself. Was inaugurated on 31 May 1859. Time is the biggest clock in the UK. The diameter of each wheel is 7.5 m, tips are 4.25 m length of a quarter minted What is a melody modeled on that of Bell St Mary's Church (Church University) in Cambridge - a variation on a few bars of "Messiah" by Handel.

4 Buckingham Palace is the largest royal palace, still fulfilling its original function. The palace was built in 1703 as the residence of the Duke of Buckingham town. Over the next 75 years, it was extended several times, in 1837, to announce the building official residence of the British monarch, which is to this day. For the British palace is the symbol of the United Kingdom. In the days when the Queen is in the palace, waving over it the only one flag - the banner of the king. This banner until 1997 had never been drained to half-mast as a sign of mourning, even after the death of the monarch. This tradition was changed after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. From April to July, every day at 11.30 in front of the palace is a ceremonial changing of the guard (in the remaining months every other day). Currently, some of the palace, including a beautiful garden, is made available to the public. It can be visited in August and September, during the holidays queen.

5 Located on the northern banks of the Thames, surrounded by thick on the walls of almost four meters in the London Tower, the Palace and Fortress officially Her Majesty, is one of the most popular places in the UK. It is fortified palace and monarchs of England, although the last of the rulers who used it was James I (1566-1625). It was built in 1078 for William the Conqueror. She served in its history, many of the features - it was a palace, a prison from which there was supposed to escape, treasury, arsenal and even a zoo. The fortress is now stored in a number of armor, weapons, gems. In the vault (Jewel House) crown jewels are kept (ring royal scepter and orb and cross with the world's largest Cullinan diamond, as well as the British crown decorated with the second largest in the world diamond Cullinan II). Tower symbol are ravens. As the legend goes, as long as the towers of Tower ravens will live so long will last the British Empire.

6 It is the world's largest observation wheel, created to celebrate the end of the twentieth century. It is located on the River Thames between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo. This gigantic structure, allowing panoramic views of London from a distance up to 48 km. Wheel has 32 capsules, each of which can accommodate up to 25 people. Thus, in an instant it can carry up to 800 people. The whole turn of the wheel takes about 30 minutes.

7 In situated in East London town, you can enjoy min. Palace of Queen's House - now owned by the University of Greenwich, National Maritime Museum - the largest maritime museum in the world, Cutty Sark - one of the largest Victorian sailing ships. However, the most famous place is a museum of time consisting of Flamsteed House, the observatory and the famous Meridian Buildings zero degree meridian that defines the time in the world called Greenwich Mean Time.

8 Natural History Museum in London is one of the "great trinity" of museums located on Exhibition Road in South Kensington. In addition to it it has a more Museum of Science and Victoria and Albert Museum. This, however, is the Museum of Natural History is the most famous and interesting. The Victorian building is more than 70 million objects! For the convenience of visitors divided into five sections: botany, paleontology, zoology, entomology Mineralogy. In the museum you can experience a simulated earthquake or volcanic eruption understand the mechanisms. Very interesting is the part of the paleontological, where the biggest attraction is the skeleton of Diplodocus and moving, the sounds issuing dinosaurs - robots. Also impressive is the collection tells the history of mammals and redwood trunk with a diameter of more than 6 meters. The museum can also learn how to work your body and try your hand at a variety of tests. The main advantage is the high interactivity of the museum, thanks to the really hard to get bored here. The building also acts Darwin Centre. Admission is free, but the museum accepts donations from tourists.

9 St. Paul's Cathedral. Paul is a landmark on the map of London. Measuring 110 meters high and 220 long temple is situated in the center of the old City of London. Work on its construction was carried out in the years 1675 - 1710, and oversaw them famous architect Christopher Wren. Known around the world is first and foremost the cathedral dome. This colossal structure has a diameter of 50 meters, but weighs 700 tons! Masses are held in the cathedral only on Sundays and Christmas. It is then closed to the public. Often, you can then listen to the concert of one of the famous male choirs.

10 Museum, Madame Tussauds is one of London's most popular tourist attractions. Marie Tussaud (Anna Maria really Grosholtz) was born in Strasbourg, France. In 1802 he came to London with the wax casts of the heads of aristocrats guillotined during the French Revolution. Unable to return to France, toured the UK giving his macabre collection. Finally, in 1835, opened a museum on Baker Street. Since then, the show consistently attracts masses of visitors who want to see the wax figures of their favorite celebrities or historical figures. The collection of Madame Tussaud's, among others statues of British royalty, Madonna, Elvis Presley, David Beckham, Brad Pitt, Gandhi, Johnny Depp, Nicole Kidman... Poland is represented by Lech Walesa and Pope John Paul II. There is also a chamber of fear, which are unlikely to include people with weak nerves. Most visitors stop at taking a picture with an idol, some even kiss the statue. Raises a completely different feeling constantly destroyed statue of Adolf Hitler, who in 2008 was stripped of his head. The original wax sculpture of a dictator from 1936 is no longer shown publicly.

11 This is a very popular and luxurious department store in Knightsbridge, which boasts the most exclusive boutiques in London and the world-famous clientele (the Queen of England as well as celebrities). The most famous Harrods brand include: DKNY, Escada, Burberry, Clinique, Ralph Lauren and SONIA RYKIEL.

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