Buckingham Palace is the queen ’ s official London home. It ’ s in the centre of London and it...
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Buckingham Palace is the queen’s official London home. It’s in the centre of London and it’s very big ! it’s got 775 rooms. There are 52 bedrooms and 78 bathrooms! It’s also got a chapel, a swimming pool and cinema!
The queen has got a private apartment in Buckingham Palace. When she’s at home, there’s A special flag called the Royal Standard on the roof.
There are special guards at Buckingham Palace called the Queen’s Foot Guards. They’ve got red jackets and big black hats. When the Queen’s at home there are four guards in front of the palace. When she isn’t at home there are two guards. Every day in summer at 11.30 a.m. there’s a ceremony in front of the palace called the changing of the guards. A military band plays military music and sometimes songs!
On royal birthday the band plays ‘ happy birthday ‘. Buckingham Palace is open to visitors in August and September. there are over 300,000 visitors year.
Harrods is a department store with luxury items, clothing and exclusive service. It is located in one of the richest and most exclusive in London, Knightsbridge, in the district of South Kensington. Golden Mecca of modern consumerism, is now one of the icons that represent London, and then became a real tourist destination, beyond shopping. Its slogan indicates the great variety of items it offers for sale.
London PlanetariumNow a real integrated part of the Madame Tussauds experience, the show was designed especially for projection onto the dome shaped ceiling. It takes visitors through a complete 360 degree circuit exploring how our earthly legends such as Marilyn Monroe are viewed by aliens!!
The London Planetarium, once located in Marylebone Street, in the green dome next to Madame Tussauds, has been closed in order to make way for a new celebrity-themed show that opened in July 2006. Although the planetarium used to be one of London’s attractions, there was less demand in recent years. The planetarium was therefore renames 'the Auditorium' and now hosts a show by Aardman Animations about celebrities.
The Royal Albert Hall is one of the most famous venues in the world, regularly presenting some of the best known performers in a range of genres on its stage. From classical music concerts to rock and pop, from opera and ballet to circus, from community events to tennis, the Hall’s programme is incredibly diverse.
As part of its drive to make this space accessible for everyone it created the Learning & Participation department in 2003. Since then the team have worked with over 150,000 participants including children, students, teachers, schools, Local Education Authorities, voluntary organisations and Home Educators to create an engaging and inspiring range of projects, tours, performances and exhibitions. On some of these pages you can find out more about these activities as well seeing how you can get involved and be a part of this exciting and dynamic programme.
THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
The Cleopatra's Needle is an obelisk of pink granite, which lies between the Thames and London's Victoria Park.The inscriptions on this celebrated opera companies of the great pharaohs of ancient Egypt.This sculpture was donated to Britain in 1819, the Khedive (de facto) of Egypt, Mehmet Ali, and was built in 1878, after the construction dell'Embankment.
Widely known as the Old Bailey, this is probably the most famous criminal court in the world, and was the main Criminal Court in London for centuries. It hears cases remitted to it from all over England and Wales as well as the Greater London area. It hears cases remitted from all over England and Wales and the Greater London area. There is no admission for children under 14
Central Criminal Court.
Westminster Abbey, is a traditional place of coronation of every British sovereign from the eleventh century and is also the place of their burial.In the middle of the thirteenth century, King Henry III decided to rebuild the church in Gothic style. By decree of the King of England, the 'Westminster Abbey was designed to be not only a monastery and a place of worship, but also the site of coronations and burials of British monarchs. The Abbey contains some 600 monuments and over three thousand people are buried there.
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