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St.Paul's cathedral was built in the XYII th century by Christopher Wren. It is one of the most beautiful Renaissance buildings of the whole world. It is also one of the biggest cathedrals in the world.
There are many wonderful paintings, sculptures and monuments inside the cathedral. You can also see there the memorials to greatest British artists and soldiers.
Lord Nelson and sir Christopher Wren are buried in the cathedral.
1.In what style was St.Paul's cathedral built?
2. Who built St.Paul's cathedral?
3. What can we see inside the cathedral?
The Abbey was founded by Edward the Confessor in 1065. This is where all the English monarchs have been crowned for over 600 years and many of them buried.
Among the famous persons buried or commemorated here are Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, scientists -sir Isaac Newton, Darwin, writers - Dickens, Shakespeare, statesmen, actors. The Coronation Chair is near the Altar and the Chapel of Edward the Confessor.The oak chair was built in 1300 and has been used for every Coronation since 1308.
1.When was the Westminster Abbey founded?
2.Who founded the Westminster Abbey?
3.Why is the Abbey so important for English people?
Trafalgar Square commemorates Nelson's naval victory of 1805. It was laid out between 1829 and 1841. There is Nelson's column there, nearly 185 feet high topped by statue of Nelson 17 feet high. The fountains and friendly pigeons make Trafalgar Square a popular place for Londoner and tourists. The building of National Gallery - one of the world famous art museums is situated on the Trafalgar square too.
1.What event commemorates Trafalgar Square?
2.What can we see at the Trafalgar Square?