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Maturita

London - gap fill

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London is the ............city in Britain and in Europe. biggest
London has population of more than ........... and the ........... of population is very high. 10 million, density
London is situated in the ............England on the river....... Southeast,Thames
London is the seat of central .......... in Britain. government
London was the first city in the world to have an underground railway, known as the ......... Tube
Some of the most important people from countries all over the world visit the Queen at ........... Palace. Buckingham
There are over ......... theatres in London, including 50 in the West End. 100
London is made up of two ancient cities which are now joined together.They are ............... and ................. the City of London, the City of Westminster
The City of London, ('the City') is the business and ........... heart of the United Kingdom. It was the original settlement (ancient ........... ). financial, Londinium
Parliament and most of the government offices are located in ................ Also Buckingham Palace, the official London .............. of the Queen is located here. The City of Westminster, residence
British Policemen are sometimes called ..... after Robert Peel who set up the first organised police service in London, 1829. bobbies
The quickest way to get around London is underground - called ........ London's Underground network opened in 1863 and was the ...........in the world. the Tube, first
Other traditional means of transport beside the Tube are .................... and ................. . double-decker buses and black cabs(taxis)
There are 24 bridges on the river Thames in London. The most famous are probably ..........., and ................. . the Tower Bridge (from 1894,the only bridge in L. that can be raised),the Millenium Bridge(2000,pedestrian bridge connecting the Tate Modern and the City)
The London ........ is the world's tallest observation wheel (135 meters) Eye
Popular tourist attraction is Changing of the .......... at the Buckingham Palace. Guard
The Tower of London was originally built by ........................, following his successful invasion of England in 1066. William the Conqueror
The Tower of London used to be a .......... and executions of many famous personalities took place there - e.g. ............, prison, Ann Boleyn or Sir Walter Raleigh
Today the Tower of London houses ..............and is open to the public as a ........... . the Crown Jewels, museum
In the National Gallery you can see one of the biggest picture collections in the world.It is situated on the north side of ................ Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square is dominated by the 56 m tall .............. Column, with its 5.5m statue of Nelson on top and around it are four huge lions. Nelson's (The Square was named in honour of the British victory, led by Admiral Lord Nelson, at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805)
London has a lot of green and open space.The most famous parks are .........., ............. ,................. . Hyde Park (Speaker's corner), Green Park, St.James's Park, Regent's park, Kensington gardens, Greenwich Park
There are six main airports in London - ...... Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead, London City Airport, Luton and London Southend Airport
The skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe , usually called .......... because of its unusual shape opened in 2004.It is one of the first landmarks to become visible when you're travelling into London from many different places. the Gherkin
There are more than ....million inhabitants in London. 8
London can be divided into three parts.The original and historical City, West End - centre of ............... and the East End, rather an ................. area entertainment, industrial
The Monument is an important historical site commemorating the Great ........ in 1666. It stands on the place where the ........broke out. Fire, fire
The Houses of ............... are officially called the Palace of Westminster. The were built between 1840 and 1860 in Neo Gothic style. There is the Victoria Tower, the highest Gothic tower in the world and the Clock Tower with the famous bell Big .... Parliament, Ben
Wesminster ........ was founded in 11 century and todays appearance is Gothic. It is burial place of kings and site of modern coronations. In .... Corner - the greatest poets, artists and other famous British people are buried (Newton,Darwin, Dickens) Abbey, Poets'
Madame Tussaud's Museum holds a collection of .........figurines. There are all famous people and celebrities you can imagine. wax
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