This is the history of London The Big ben is a clock tower of Westminster (typically called house of parliament). Since 2012 the official name of tower is Elizabeth Tower but it’s usually called Big ben. It is 96,4 meter high. This monument is dedicated to St. Stephen. The Big ben has got five bells. It is very popular with tourists for its history and its style. Bugkingham Palace is an official royal home. It is a very big palace. The queen has got only one apartament in Buckingham Palace. Inside there is a cinema, a chapel, a swimming pool… The queen has got other two residences in the United Kingdom. The palace is famous because there is the changing of the guards. It’ a very beautyful ceremony, with military music. The palace has got 775 rooms. The queen has got a guards called Queen’s Foot Guards. They’ ve got a red jacket, a big black hat and a black trousers. This is very popular with tourists. This is a symbol of London. It is above the River Tames. The bridge is built 1886-1894, it is a mobile bridge. It’s got two big towers on the side. The bridge is very beautiful for its color (sky blue). It’s 224 m long. The Tower bridge opens 1000 times a year, but there is little traffic on the river so you are lucky if you find the bridge open. The tower of London is a very , important castle because inside the palace there are royal treasures. It was a royal palace, a prision and many other palaces. The tower of London has guards called Beefeaters. The Beefeaters have got a red and black uniform with a crown. Today there is a guide for tourists but a long time ago they had guards for prisioners. Since 1988 the tower of London is a world heritage site. British Museum is a very big building. Inside the museum there are many archeological remains, the space is little for all treasures and you will find it in the basament. This is one of the largest museum in the world. This is very popular with tourists because it’s very beautiful London is the capital of United Kingdom. It has 1572,15 km₂. London has got 8.308.369 people, but many people are foreigners, its inhabitants are called Londoners. London has got a big underground system called THE TUBE. London is in the south of United kingdom. In London there are a lot of important monuments: the Big Ben, Westiminter, London Eye,Buckingham palace,British Museum, Madame Tussand’s, Trafalgar square. London is very popular with tourists for its beauty.