Presentation on theme: "A trip to London. The United Kingdom The United Kingdom a country in Europe, located in the British Isles in the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean. The capital."— Presentation transcript:
The United Kingdom The United Kingdom a country in Europe, located in the British Isles in the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean. The capital of the UK is LONDON.
London is the biggest city in Europe. People from all over the world come here because of its great culture and spectacular landmarks. There are about 8 mln people in the city. The name of the main river is Thames. The most popular destination in London is the Buckingham Palace and the The Houses of Parliament.The most popular building in London is Big Ben. THE BUCKINGHAM PALACE BIG BEN THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
* Getting to London… The best way to get to London is travelling by aeroplane. It’s quite cheap and fast. Travelling by plane isn’t as exhausting as by train or by bus. The biggest airport in London is Heathrow. Aeroplane Train Bus
London Transport Taxi Tube Cabs are black and spacious. London buses are a quick and cheap way to travel around. Bus Underground or 'the Tube' is the quickest and easiest way of travelling around London.
Oyster card is used on public transport in London. You can travel by bus, by train, by tram or by underground without buying tickets. People in London often use this card to pay for the transport. Oyster card Check-in
Everyone knows that London isn’t as sunny as the other European cities. London is wet! The best month to visit the city is July. It’s the season for everyone who loves the sunshine. However, in this time there are a lot of visitors and the city is crowded. Protect yourself * The weather
* Places To Go In its history, the building was a fortress, prison, palace, and even served as a zoo. In its history, the building was a fortress, prison, palace, and even served as a zoo. The buildingis guarded by a characteristically wearing guards, called ’Yeomen Warders’.
One of the most famous Anglican churches in Britain and the buildings of London. Located in the heart of London's 'City of London'.
In London you can’t miss the visit to Madame Tussauds Museum. It’s very popular especially among young girls. In the museum there are a lot of figures made of wax which present famous celebrities like Robert Pattinson or Lady GaGa. One can admire the wax figures of John Paul II and Lech Wałęsa as far as the Poles are concerned. Do you believe that they are the wax figure? Robert Pattinson who is made of wax
You have to go to Greenwich which is a district of south London. It is believed that the International Prime Meridian passes through the Royal Observatory and is known as the Greenwich Meridian. So when you are in Greenwich you can stand on both hemispheres at the same time.
If you want to have fun and watch the beauty of London you can go on a trip on the London Eye which is a giant wheel (135 metres tall). It was opened on 9th March 2000 and the trip takes about 40 minutes. If you don’t like sightseeing all the time you should definitely see the London Eye.
It is one of the largest museums of ancient history.
In central London the best hotels are in districts: Bloomsbury, Paddington and Kensington. TOP hotels in London: Novotel London Waterloo London Marriott Hotel County Hall The Trafalgar London Corinthia Hotel London
What to see in London? The best 10 places in London: 1.Madame Tussauds Museum 2.Tower Bridge 3.London Eye 4.Tower of London 5. Big Ben 6. Buckingham Palace 7.House of Parliament 8.Trafalgar Square 9.Harrods 10. Westminster Abbey Top 10