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How to do London: The Basics. Roman London. The Romans arrived in England about about 2,000 years ago.

Roman London

They called London 'Londinium'. The Romans (A43– 410) The Romans invaded England in AD 43. They landed in Kent, made their way to the River Thames and sailed up it. The Romans knew it was important to control a crossing point at the River Thames, so they decided to build a settlement on the north bank. The Romans laid out buildings, streets and a port, and shortly afterwards they built a bridge. Not everyone welcomed the new Settlers. The Romans regained control and over the next 20 yeas rebuilt Londinium.

Blue line shows where the wall was The Romans ruled in Britain until AD 410, when thy left Britain and London. There is still evidence of Roman London. Remains of the Roman fort with nineteenth-century walls built atop it The wall enclosed an area of about 330 acres (130 ha) and had six gates. According to ancient records the wall was three miles long, 18 feet tall, and had fifteen lofty towers (bastions). LONDON CITY. Strip The City - London. One Day In - London. London Virtual Tour. London Tour. London Pictures.

Listening: A Tour of London. Tower Bridge, London (Copyright: Getty) When you visit a city for the first time, a good way to explore it is to go on an organised sightseeing tour.

Listening: A Tour of London

The tour will give you an overview of what there is to see and also provide you with some historical background. A popular way of seeing London is to go in one of the red double deck buses. This tour will take you around London by bus. Listen to the guide, and then do the activity below. Activity Check how well you know London. A Madame Tussaud’s is a famous wax museum. b Bond Street is where the detective, Sherlock Holmes, once lived. c Marble Arch is a gate which was built in 1827. d Hyde Park used to be the royal hunting grounds. Facts and information about London. LONDON. A Virtual trip to London Web Quest.

Loescher English Corner 1 - 7 London sightseeing _with subtitles. 150 Years of The Tube- listening comprehension activity. You are going to listen to a radio clip about the London Undergrounddo a comprehension activity Discuss Does your city have a metro or underground railway?

150 Years of The Tube- listening comprehension activity

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Sherlock Holmes' London

London is the only city where you can feel what it is like to walk in Sherlock's footsteps and visit his home. The BBC series, Sherlock, stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as modern day interpretations of the classic Conan Doyle characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson. The pair solve mysteries and encounter many crimes as their adventures take them past many of London's top attractions. Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law have also recreated Holmes and Watson on movie screens in recent years. There's never been a more exciting time to investigate the world of Sherlock Holmes. Created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, Sherlock Holmes has featured in more films than any other literary character. Doyle's famous detective has been played by 75 actors in more than 200 films, as well as appearing in four novels and 46 short stories. LONDON. London - 10 Things You Need To Know.

Welcome to London - The Greatest City in the World. London Videos - Watch free travel videos of London at Tripfilms. Bet You Didn't Know: London Landmarks — History.com Video. London Quiz. Tour of London. Tour guide: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to this fantastic tour of London by bus.

Tour of London

My name’s Greg and I’m your guide this afternoon on our tour of London. As you can see, we’re on an open-top bus, so you can see all the attractions from your seat and you don’t need to walk anywhere. And please don’t worry about the rain, I’m sure it’ll stop soon. A-a-and please ask any questions at any time.Tourist 1: I have a question.Tour guide: Yes? Tourist 1: Do you have extra umbrellas? The City of London. This is the River Thames.

The City of London

It is almost 346 kilometres long, and is the second longest river in Great Britain. It flows through London, and it’s this part of the river that most tourists see. But there’s more to the Thames than a trip down the river. The Romans built a settlement on the River Thames, and over the centuries it grew into the City of London, with a huge port. Ships from around the world brought food, goods and people to the capital. But by the 1980s, most of the docks had closed and the area became run-down. A lot of money has been invested in this huge riverside area.

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