Of course, each one of you have heard of Big Ben, Westminster and some other similar sites, but can you imagine what kinds of secrets this English metropolis is hiding?
The name Big Ben is not for the whole tower with the clock, but for the bell. The tower name is Elizabeth Tower. This tower is the biggest tower with a clock in the world, with height of 96,3 meters.
Adolf Hitler wanted to destroy the Nelson’s Column which is located on the Trafalgar Square and then to build of the same kind in Berlin.
London is the first city in the history which got the number of 1 million citizens in the 1911. Till 1957 it was the biggest city in the world and then Tokyo took that lead.
Of around 50 british prime ministers, just one lost his life in assassination. In the beginning of 19 century, there an assassination was committed to the prime minister Spencer Percival. He was killed on May 11, 1812 while he was entering the parliament building, but not by a terrorist but from a mad man of the government.
Burger King in London offers the most expensive hamburger in the world. The price is 95 pounds and it can be found on the manu only once a week and the whole profit of it goes for humanitarian aims.
In London to achieve to get a license for taxi driver, you will have to wait for a long period of time. It is expected of you to know every single inch of the city, and this is proved with a enormous exam. Some people for the exam needs 4 years to prepare.
In London it is too easy to find a small street named “Ha ha”. Whats so funny there we dont know, but if you decide to go there, please share that experience with us.
The Palace of Westminster
In Westminster palace, believe it or not, it is forbidden to die. Well that is what is said in the british laws, but we don’t know what happens if someone die in there.
Millennium Dome in London was built in 1999 and it is one of the biggest buildings of that kind in the world. It was opened on January 1, 2000. This building is so big that you can fit the Great Pyramid of Giza in it!!!