National gallery Building the National Gallery, which is the largest art gallery in the UK is located at Trafalgar Square. There you can see almost 2300 pictures painted in the years 1250 to 1900. Works of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt van Rijn, Vincent van Gogh and other prominent artists on the walls of the gallery to attract over 4 million visitors annually. Introduction to the main part of the museum is free of charge
Highlights of works
- Leonardo da Vinci - Madonna in the rock "
- Vincent van Gogh - "Sunflowers"
- Rembrandt van Rijn - Bathing a woman "
- Caravaggio - Supper at Emmaus "
- Paolo Uccello - The Battle of San Romano
The British Museum was founded in 1753 by Sir Hans Sloane, who collected a large resource of works of art and literature and put them in Montague House in London. British government bought the collection. The museum has more than 7 million exhibits, including many priceless collections. Introduction to the British Museum is free, except for special exhibitions. In 2000, opened the Great Courtyard (The Queen Elizabeth II Great Court), ie roofed square in the center of the museum. It is the largest covered square in Europe. The roof is a steel-glass structure consisting of more than 1650 pairs of glass panes. In the middle of the Grand Courtyard is located in the British Museum Reading Room.
* Elgińskie Marbles, sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens
* Portland Vase
* Stone from Rosetta
* Stein collection from Central Asia
* Clock Room
* "The ancient warrior", a sketch by Leonardo da Vinci
* The work of Albrecht Dürer: 1 volume of sketches and 4 volumes of manuscripts
* Egyptian mummies
* Beninese bronzes
* Treasure of Sutton Hoo
* letters from Amarna
The impressive Tate Modern - the national art museum of modern Britain - is situated on the Thames in the former Bankside power station building. There you can see the world-famous collection of modern and contemporary art, which includes masterpieces by Matisse, Picasso and Rothko'ego and more contemporary works created by artists like Matthew Barney, Chris Ofili and Gerhard Richter.
Paris has its Eiffel Tower, New York - Empire State Building, while London has the London Eye - an extraordinary symbol of an extraordinary city. London Eye Ferris wheel is the largest in the world, which allows for a spectacular way to see the 55 most famous attractions of London in just half an hour! This extraordinary trip, you can combine with the 40-minute, starting and ending at the pier next to the London Eye, cruise on the Thames
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum you can see the permanent dinosaur exhibition, and collection of the largest, rarest and most unusual animals from around the world. There are attractions that you can not miss, such as life-size model of Whale blue, spider 40 million years ago, an earthquake simulator and an ostrich egg mamutaka. The Natural History Museum you will find hundreds of fascinating interactive exhibits make up the exhibition. The most interesting of these include: "Dinosaurs" ( "Dinosaurs") - a huge exhibition dedicated to prehistoric reptiles, "Creepie-Crawlies" ( "Scary crawler") - an exhibition that will make you the shivers go back
Come to the world's largest science museum to see, feel and touch the most important scientific discoveries last 300 years. In the 'Wellcome Wing, "which will allow you to move into the future, there is more than 40 exhibitions and more than 2,000 interactive exhibits, so you can change sex, postarzeć to 30 years in 30 seconds or draw your own profile identity and place it on the Internet. Ultramodern IMAX theater and virtual reality simulator, which are also located in the Science Museum, make sure that no one will come away bored and frustrated.
Tower of London
Take one of the royal guards and choose him for a free tour of one of the most famous forts of the world. Discover 900 years of history of the London Tower, which by this time met all sorts of functions - it was the royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, mint, arsenal, menagerie and treasury of jewels. Founded by William the Conqueror in the year 1078 Tower of London is one of the most famous forts of the world.
Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum are exhibits related to art and artistic crafts that have arisen over the 3000 years in most developed cultures of the world. See an amazing collection of ceramics, furniture, fashion, glass, jewelry, photography, sculpture, textiles and paintings.
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery are made of a variety of techniques known portraits depicting the British. At the portraits made by various techniques - from oil paintings and watercolors to sculptures and drawings - will find fewer and more glorious British, those who walked the earth in Tudor times, as well as those living today.
St. Paul's Cathedral -one of the most famous Anglican churches in Britain and buildings in London. Located in the heart of London's City of London and formally serves as the main temple of the district.The cathedral was originally founded on the ruins of the Roman temple built in honor of former Emperor Claudius.
Big Ben is the name of a bell weighing 14 tons placed on top of 106 foot tower. He is regarded as the symbol of Britain. The bell that hangs on one of the two towers of London parlamentu.Zegar This is the largest clock in Britain. Has four discs with a diameter of 7.5 m each, and the indication of the length of 4.25 m. Is it not impressive in size to the year 1858?
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