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London’s places of interest are well-known
throughout the world. Tourists enjoy going
          sightseeing in London.
           Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square is
geographical centre
of the British capital.
The square was
named “Trafalgar” to
commemorate
admiral Nelson’s
victory at the Battle
of Trafalgar in 1805.




                          There is the monument in the
                          centre of the square known as
                          Nelson’s Column. The English
                          consider Admiral Nelson to be a
                          national hero for his victory in
                          the war against Napoleon.
     Buckingham Palace




Buckingham Palace is the official residence of
            the Royal family.
It is very interesting to watch the ceremony which dates back to
the 17th century. It is called Changing of the Guard. The
ceremony takes place in front of Buckingham Palace every day
at 11.30 a. m. and lasts for 30 minutes. The Queen’s Guards
wear traditional uniform.
      The Tower of London




The Tower of London is a place of cultural and
historical interest. It is one of the most ancient
buildings in London. It was a fortress, a palace, a
prison and a royal treasury. Now it is a museum.
Old traditions and
ceremonies are kept up in
the Tower of London. One
of them is the ceremony
of the Keys. It takes place
every night at 10 p. m.
The Headwarder comes
out with a bunch of keys
and an old lantern. The
sentry calls: “Halt! Who
comes there?”, - asks the
sentry. “Queen Elizabeth’s
Keys” is the answer. After
that the sentry says:
“Advance, Queen
Elizabeth’s Keys. All’s
well.”

				
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