Presentation on theme: "What is it worthwhile seeing in England? * Tower Bridge ("Stackable Bridge") - drawbridge in London (London confused sometimes with the neighbouring London."— Presentation transcript:
What is it worthwhile seeing in England? * Tower Bridge ("Stackable Bridge") - drawbridge in London (London confused sometimes with the neighbouring London bridge Bridge, conducted through the Thames, in the vicinity of Tower of London, which is taking his name from). One of the most well-known objects in London, built in the Victorian style. Its history began in 1872
London Eye - monitoring wheel (big wheel) Westminster being in the Lambeth district in London, on the Thames bank, between bridges and Hungerford. It was designed by David Marks, Julia of Barfield, Malcolm Cook, Marek Sparrowhawka, Steven Chiltona and Nic Bailey. The wheel has a height of 135 metres, and its full turn lasts about 30 minutes. 32 air-conditioned passenger capsules are on a wheel. Low linear speed of these cabins (c 0.9 km/h) lets for taking and dropping passengers off without stopping the wheel.
*Big Ben - clock tower in London. The name at first referred to the bell from the Sr. Stephen's of The Clock Tower called Tower also belonging to the Westminster Palace. At present name of Creases Ben refers often both to the bell, as well as the clock and very tower. 12 September 2012 the tower officially was named Elizabeth Tower in the destination of 60 - summer honouring the reign of the queen of Elizabeth II.
*The British Museum - it rose from the initiative sir Hans Sloane'a, of the doctor, the naturalist and the collector. He wanted to protect his collection of literature and the works of art counting over 71 thousand objects. So he offered her the sale for 20 thousand pounds for the king for II Jerzy. The resolution on creating the British Museum was accepted 7 June 1753.
*Museum of Madame Tussauds waxworks - established in 1835 byMarie Tussaud (1761-1850) in London. She established the first exhibition at Street Baker. Forher the grandson moved in 1884 museum on Marylebone Road. Madame Tussauds is introducing characters of stars of the film, music, sport the natural size e.g. John Wayne, Benny Hill, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan, Angelina Jolie, The Beatles, Kylie Minogue, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Ayrton Sleepy and Lech Wałęsa and John Paul II.
Victoria and Albert Museum - the biggest museum of the art and the handicraft in London. The permanent collection is counting the over 4.5 m of exhibit items. The collection includes objects coming from Europe, North America, Asia and North Africa. They are these are sculptures, images, pictures, books, ceramics, furniture, fabrics, dresses, products of glass and metal, jewellery.