Text of Interesting places in Great Britain Monuments Monuments Wallace Monument Wallace Monument Buckingham...
Interesting places in Great Britain Monuments
Monuments Wallace Monument Wallace Monument Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle Tower Bridge Tower Bridge Milenium Bridge Milenium Bridge Stonehenge Stonehenge Cathedral of Liverpool Cathedral of Liverpool British Parliament British Parliament Big ben Big ben Town hall of Belfast Town hall of Belfast Caerphilly Castle Caerphilly Castle Arundel Castle Arundel Castle
Wallace Monument. Its a tower located on top of Mount Abbey Grarg, near Stirling, Scotland. It commemorates the figure of William Wallace, a Scottish military hero of the 13th century. It was designed by John Thomas Rochead. The monument has a spiral staircase of 246 steps. From the top of the tower you can see Ochil Hills and the firth of Forth.
Buckingham Palace. Buckingham palace is the home of the British monarch. At first, the palace was a small hotel. Lacter the hotel was bought by George III in 1762. In the XIX century the palace was renovated by John Nash and Edward Blore. In the 20th century it became the official residence.
Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh castle is an ancient fortress built on a volcanic rock in the centre of the city of Edinburgh. It has been used militarily since prehistoric times. Beeing intented for civilian use only until very recently. It is located at the top of the high street, three of its sides are protected by steep cliffs, and access to the castle is limited to a steep street on the east side of the castle.
It is a drawbridge located in London over the river Thames. It is located near the tower of London. It is sometimes mistakenly called London Bridge, which is the next bridge upstream. The Bridge is maintained by Bridge House Estates, a nonprofit company under the tutelage of corporation of London.
Milenium Bridge It is a suspension bridge of steel pedestrian crossing the riverThames, passing through London. It is located between Southwark Bridge and the Bridge of Blackfriars. The south side of the bridge is near the Globe theatre, Bankside Gallery and Tate modern. The North side of the Bridge is near the city of London School and ST. Pauls Cathedral.
Stonehenge Its a prehistoric monument located in the English county os Wiltshire. Its one of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones. Built around 2500 BC. It was a burial ground from its earliest beginnings.
Cathedral of Liverpool.
Cathedral of Liverpool Built on St Jamess Mount in the city centre of Liverpool. Its official name is the cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool. The total external length is 189 metres and its internal length is 146 metres. It is one of the cathedrals in the city. Built in 1902. The foundation stone was laid by King Edward VII in 1904. There are 13 bells and there is a K6 telephone box designed by Giles Gilbert Scott.
British Parliament. Westmister Parliament: Its the supreme legislative body in the U.K and British overseas territories. It is bicameral so it has two houses: House of Lords and the House of Commons. Its in London. The house of Lords is formed by members of the Peerage and Church of England. The House of Commons is formed by members who are chosen democratically.
Big Ben. Its the most famous monument in England. Its placed near Westmister Palace. This is the name of the biggest bell in the clock tower but the tower is also named this way. It has been functioning since 1859 and it was built in 1858. The weight of the bell is 13 tons.
Town Hall of Belfast
Belfast City Hall Its the civic building of the Belfast City Council. Located in Donegall Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland, it faces north and effectively divides the commercial and business areas of the city centre.
Caerphill y Castle. its a medieval castle that dominates the centre of the town of Caerphilly in south Wales. It is the largest castle in Wales. Built between 1268 and 1271. Its a concentric castle with extensive water defences. its a medieval castle that dominates the centre of the town of Caerphilly in south Wales. It is the largest castle in Wales. Built between 1268 and 1271. Its a concentric castle with extensive water defences. The castle deteriorated was in disuse. Its owners, the Marquesses of Bute undertook extensive restoration. In 1950, the castle and grounds were handed over to the British government. The castle deteriorated was in disuse. Its owners, the Marquesses of Bute undertook extensive restoration. In 1950, the castle and grounds were handed over to the British government.
Its a restored medieval castle. It was founded by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror. The castle was damaged in the English Civil War and then restored in the 18th and 19th centuries.