Ancient capital of London
British capital London soft spot many, the British most if the name of the officer to the attractions of Westminster, Westminster Cathedral, St. Margaret’s church here.
The palace of Westminster is also called “the British Parliament building”. Here in AD 750, the name of the London Westerkerk. Edward I in the late 11th century reconstruction of the Western church, and built a palace in the vicinity, here to become one of Britain’s major Wang Guan, later to become the parliamentary symbol. The house was destroyed in a fire in Westminster repeated several times in the reconstruction, expanding its scale.
Henan north along the Thames to the start of the palace in the two sides of population. The middle of the palace in the middle of the hall is the star shaped, the formation of the East and south of the two axis. In the chamber, the chamber is connected to the house of Commons and the house of Commons. At the southern end of the palace is a up to 102 meters of the Victoria tower, the northern end of a up to 96 metre tower, stands in the hall of a 91 meters high tower lighting broke the outline of the palace straight line, constitute the vertical center of the palace. Such modeling the palace of Westminster in a smooth and full of change and form a harmonious and unified also implies the overall contrast. The use of the Vitoria Gothic style of the palace to become one of the representative works of the British Romantic architecture.
The New Westminster Cathedral Gothic style architecture form. Pingxi diagram of the church is a cross shaped, 513 feet long, North and South Wing corridors extending 203 feet, wide 38 feet in the main hall 102 feet, west of the twin towers 225 feet.
This magnificent and ornate Cathedral became the place where the king held the ceremony.
The north of the parliament building is regarded as a symbol of London, Big Ben.
In 1859, when the king of the public works minister Benjamin, sir Holzer oversaw the clock. Later, people to commemorate Benjamin, the bell named “wallace”.
14 tons of this clock clock disc diameter of 7 meters, it is 2.75 meters in length, and the length of 4.27 minute
M. PIP weighs 305 kg per pendulum walk an hour will send out a deep and sonorous. Since 1923,
The bells spread through the world.
The British Museum is situated in the center of London downtown urban gray – Russell Street on the north side is a large scale of Roman column construction. The boldness of vision magnificent museum, the collection can not be compared to many of the world any a museum of cultural relics, books and materials, its content rich, exquisite artifacts can only let other museum at Xing found.
The Museum of Egyptian Art Museum, Ricci respectively in Greece and Rome Museum of art, Museum of art, West Europe
Medieval art galleries and other museums, including the Egyptian Art Museum, Greece and Rome art museum is the most famous.
Museum in Chen’s largest to room is the Museum of Egypt, which display a large animal Stone Exhibition for respect many mummies and inscriptions whole nursery, engraved stone utensils, such as more than 5000 years ago in the historical relics, totaling more than 70000 pieces, Greek and Roman Museum, in the 5th century Athens goddess of the temple worship full occupied the a showroom.
Museum of Oriental Art in addition to the small amount of Central Asia, South Asia and Japan cultural relics, but also used the effect more than 20000 pieces of Chinese ancient rare treasures. Among them, dating back, 6000 years of Banpo village foot tip cylinder and terra cotta bowl, Neolithic Cong, knives of jade and jade ax, of the Shang and Zhou dynasties bronze, tripod, Qin and Han Dynasty pottery, bronze, lacquer Chang Jian, during the period of Six Dynasties, vests admonitions scroll potential most for Jane Ben is invaluable, during a visit to the British Museum, we are all facing the many splendid art treasures, there will always be deeply attracted.
The British Museum collections in the world is also very famous, in the museum tens of millions of copies of books, there are a large number of classical literature, books, manuscripts, archives and other rare. 1
Thames River through London, in London, there are 12 bridges across it. These 12 different styles, the urban and the South and the north and the South and the north and south sides of the city become a whole.
Tower Bridge of London is one of Thames River’s most Tully. Built in 1894 bridge by four pyramid building connection name, in the middle of the bridge, two towering the tower above the river Thames. The two towers to the bridge is magnificent, the bridge through large seagoing vessel can be hoisted.