Trafalgar Square Nelson Column
Trafalgar Square National Gallery
The Houses of Parliament
Big Ben
London Eye
Westminster Abbey
London Parks
Hyde Park
Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
Piccadilly Circus
Tower Bridge
The Tower of London
The Tower of London
Covent Garden
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Достопримечательности Лондона


Виртуальный автобусный
тур по Лондону
Учитель английского языка
Грохольская О.В.

2. Цель:

Ознакомление с достопримечательностями
Лондона и развитие способности участвовать в
процессе коммуникации на английском языке.
- Расширить знания о столице Великобритании
- Пробудить интерес к стране изучаемого языка:
истории и культуре Великобритании
- Совершенствовать коммуникативные навыки


A bus tour
about the
capital is an
ideal way for
short trips.
Here is the bus
called doubledecker. It has
two storeys, so
from the top
of it you can
see the city
center very


London is the capital of Great Britain. It is situated on the
river Thames. The city is very old and beautiful.
Traditionally London is divided into several parts: the
City, Westminster, the West End and the East End. There
are a lot of places to go.
starts from
the central
square of
London –

5. Trafalgar Square Nelson Column

It is the largest
square of
London. It is
named in
memory of
Admiral Nelson’s
victory in the
battle of Trafalgar
in 1805. And in the
middle of the
square you can
see Nelson
Column with a
statue of Lord
Nelson on the top.

6. Trafalgar Square National Gallery

The main
building of the
square is the
Gallery. It is
one of the best
picture galleries
in the world. As
far as the
entrance to the
gallery is
free, a great
many tourists try
to visit the
Trafalgar Square
National Gallery

7. The Houses of Parliament

Let`s visit
Abbey, which
is situated in
the district of
On the way to
the Abbey we
can see the
Houses of
The country’s
leaders speak
at this place.

8. Big Ben

The large clock in one of the
towers of Houses of Parliament
is Big Ben. You can hear the
sound of Big Ben every hour in
London. It got its name after Sir
Benjamin Hall. He was a tall
man, whose nickname was Big
Ben. So people know this clock
as Big Ben.

9. London Eye

Opposite the Houses of Parliament you can see London
Eye. You can take a ride and see London from above.

10. Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is a
symbol of England. It is one
of the oldest, most famous
and beautiful churches in
London. The coronation of
all British Kings and Queens
takes place here.
Many great writers are
buried here: for example
Dickens and Kipling.
The Abbey with its two tall
towers is really wonderful.

11. London Parks

Now we will make
our way to
Buckingham Palace
and pass famous
London parks. Five
of London’s nine
royal parks are in
the very heart of the
capital. They are St.
Jame’s Park, Green
Park, Regent’s Park,
Hyde Park and
Gardens. Each has
its own character.

12. Hyde Park

The largest
park is Hyde
Park. It is
known for its
anyone can
stand up and
say what he

13. Buckingham Palace

The Queen of England lives in Buckingham Palace. When
she is inside you can see the flag over it. In front of the
palace there is the Queen Victoria Memorial. Victoria was
the first monarch who began to live in this building.

14. Buckingham Palace

There is an amazing daily ceremony, which takes place at
11.30. A lot of people watch Changing the Guards in front of
the Palace.

15. Piccadilly Circus

And now we are going to the Tower of London. Look on the
right. We are passing Piccadilly Circus. It’s a meeting point
of six streets.

16. Tower Bridge

Now we are
passing the
river Thames.
There are 27
bridges over
the Thames
and 8 tunnels
under the
river. The
most famous
bridge is
Tower Bridge.

17. The Tower of London

The Tower of London was
built by William the
Conqueror in 1066. It was a
fortress, a palace and a
prison. Now it is a
The most famous things
in the Tower of London
are the Crown Jewels.
They have the biggest
diamond in the world –
the «Star of Africa».

18. The Tower of London

The guards in the Tower of
London are called
Ravens always live in the Tower of
London. The legend says that if
they fly away, Britain will fall,
that’s why ravens’ wings are cut.

19. Covent Garden

The last
point of our
excursion is
Garden. It is
the biggest
cultural and
center in
Britain. It
was officially
by King
Charles II in
1670 as a
Covent Garden
Now it is a lively shopping area with a lot
of restaurants and cafes.


By the way, now it’s 5
o’clock. In England there is
a tradition: so-called “5
o’clock tea”. You may have
it just here in some café of
Covent Garden. After a cup
of tea you may do the
shopping here.
Our visit to London has
finished. Hope you have
enjoyed it.
Have a good time!
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