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Lucie Syrová. * The Houses of Parliament * The Tower of London * Buckingham Palace * Westminster Abbey * St Paul's Cathedral * Royal Observatory * London.

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1 Lucie Syrová

2 * The Houses of Parliament * The Tower of London * Buckingham Palace * Westminster Abbey * St Paul's Cathedral * Royal Observatory * London Eye

3 * The Palace of Westminster * meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords * Perpendicular Gothic style * Big Ben – the great bell in Elizabeth Tower * its chimes – BBC World Service

4 * Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress * 11th century – White Tower built by William the Conqueror * former royal residence, prison, menagerie * Beefeaters – Yeomen Warders * crown jewels * the ravens

5 * the official London residence of the British monarch * townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1705 * state rooms open to the public for most of August and September * Queen's Guard – bearskin * Changing the Guard

6 * collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster * coronation and burial site for English/British monarchs * royal weddings * mainly Gothic * Poets’ Corner

7 * seat of the Bishop of London * English Baroque style * 17th century after the Great Fire of London * Sir Christopher Wren * Whispering gallery * important services

8 * in Greenwich Park * location of the prime meridian * Greenwich Mean Time * scientific work of the observatory relocated elsewhere * museum of astronomical and navigational tools * standard lengths

9 * giant Ferris wheel * on the South Bank of the River Thames * erected in 1999 * 135 m tall, diameter of 120 m * the most popular paid tourist attraction in the UK

10 * Palace of Westminster. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Tower of London. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Buckingham Palace. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Royal Observatory, Greenwich. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Westminster Abbey. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * St Paul's Cathedral. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * London Eye. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z:

11 * YISRIS. Westminster Palace. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: CUV_324C%29,_Westminster_Bridge,_route_159,_9_December_2005_%282%29.jpg CUV_324C%29,_Westminster_Bridge,_route_159,_9_December_2005_%282%29.jpg * ILYES. Beefeater at the Tower of London. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * ARPINGSTONE. Queens.guard.buck.palace. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * JDFORRESTER. Westminster Abbey West Door. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * FOSH. St Pauls aerial. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * LISARLENA. LondonGreenwichPrimeMeridian. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * KINDNESS. London Eye and County Hall in evening light. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z:


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