Zaslal(a): Tomas Linhart
London is the capital and most populous city of UK. It stands on the river Thames. It’s leading global city in arts, education, fabion, finance, media etc… It’s the world’s most-visited city as measured by internatinal arrivals. It has the largest city airport system. London has about 9 million inhabitants It’s multicultural city, there’s more than 200 nationatlities.
The collaborrative form of governing has been going on in Lonodon for the past decade. At the centre of London’s political structure is the Mayor, who is elected every four years by Londoners. He is responsible for transport, planning, development, general econommic etc. He i salso ectively involved in the services that affects London as a whole. The Great London Authority (GLA) exits to provide administrative support to the Mayor and the work of the London Assembly. In London is the Palace of Westminster (also known as Houses of Parliament).
London has many monuments. For example the well-known Big Ben which is on the Conner of the Westminster palace. It has become symbol of the city. It‘s almost 100 metres high. It’s believed to be one of the most accurate clocks in the world. Next monument is National Gallary, located on Trafalgar Square. It has one of the greatest worldwide collections. Tower bridge is characteristic landmark Of London. It’s named after a tower next to it.
St. Pauls’s Cathedral has dominated the City of London for 14 centuries. This church Londoners tried to save during Great Fire. After the fire one artichitect reconstructed it into the cathedral.
Trafalgar square is the busiest and crowded part of London. There’s Nelson’s column after Lord Nelsons victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar.
One of the famous palaces, Buckingham Palace (Buck House) is used as royal residence for the head of UK since Queen Victoria ascended the throne. It’s monument for Queen Victoria made of marble and bronze.