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EN: When you wake up in London and is a sunny day, you will thing how to go out fast so you can visit as much as you can in one day :)!!!!

Yes, when you are in London!!! I was waiting for a long time to see you and finally we meet!!! One of the biggest city in the world, one of the most diverse city, crowded, old, new, historic, beautiful, amazing and the capital of England.

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RO: Cand te trezesti in Londra si e si soare, nu poti sa te gandesti decat la cat de repede poti ajunge afara, ca sa vizitezi cat mai mult in doar o zi:)!!!

Da, cand esti la Londra!!! Am asteptat de mult sa te intalnesc si in sfarsit am reusit!!! Unul din cele mai mari orase ale lumii, unul dintre cele mai diverse orase, aglomerat, vechi, nou, istoric, frumos, minunat si nu in ultimul rand capitala Angliei.

EN: A big city like London is impossible to visit in one day … So lets go to find out what you can do in one sunny day in London, just by walking!

RO: Un oras mare ca Londra e imposibil de vizitat intr-o zi… asa ca haideti sa vedem cat putem vizita intr-o zi insorita la Londra!

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EN: First stop has to be at the Buckingham Palace to say hello to the Queen like a good tourist, you may be lucky to  get a tea in her house!:)))) The iconic five o’clock tea!!!

I did say hello with royal style :))!!!

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A few interesting facts about the palace 😀

The Buckingham Palace has around 600 rooms, including 19 State rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 78 bathrooms, 92 offices, a cinema and a swimming pool. It also has its own post office and police station.

About 400 people work at the Palace, including domestic servants, chefs, footmen, cleaners, plumbers, gardeners,  electricians, and two people who look after the 300 clocks.

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RO: Prima oprire trebuie sa fie la Palatul Buckingham sa o salutam pe Regina, ca un turist bun, daca ai noroc poate primesti un ceai in casa ei:)))!!! Faimosul ceai de la ora cinci!!!

Cateva lucruri interesante despre palat:D

Palatul Buckingham are aproximativ 600 de camere, 19 sunt camere de ceremonii, 52 sunt camere regale si pentru invitati, 78 de baii, 92 de birouri, cinema si piscina. De asemenea detine propriul oficiu postal si un post de politie.

Sunt aproximativ 400 de persoane care lucreaza la Palat, incluzand slujitori, bucatari, valeti, ingrijitori, instalatori, gradinari, electriceni si doi angajati care au grija de cele 300 de ceasuri din Palat.

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 EN: Walking to our next destination …with a sharp ear tic-tac you will hear ….It is the clock tower, Big Ben!  Officially “Big Ben” does not refer to the clock tower but instead to the huge thirteen ton Great Bell located at the top of the 320-foot-high tower. But who cares about this, the Big Ben it is one of the most famous landmarks in the world!

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RO: Mergand sper urmatoare destinatie …cu o ureche ascutita, tic-tac se aude… Este turnul ceas, este Big Ben!!! In mod oficial “Big Ben” nu se refera la turnul ceas, ci la la Marele Clopot de 30 de tone din varful turnului de aproximativ 100m inaltime. Dar cui ii pasa de acest lucru , Big Ben este una dintre cele mai cunoscute atractii turistice din lume!

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EN: It is part of the The Palace of Westminster, known also as the Houses of Parliament and is the largest Gothic building in the world.

Not the best pictures with the sun in my camera:(…maybe next time…./ nu cele mai reusite poze cu soarele in lentila camerei:(  poate data viitoare…

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RO: El este parte a Palatului Westminster cunoscut sub numele de Casa Parlamentului si cea mai mare cladire gotica din lume.

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EN: It is the oldest road bridge across the Thames in central London, the Westminster Bridge is seven-arch gothic style bridge. With a spectacular view to the Palace of Westminster, London Eye and Thames.

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RO: Este cel mai vechi pod rutier de pe Tamisa din centrul Londrei, podul Westminster este un pod in stil gotic, realizat din 7 arce si de unde poti avea o imagine spectaculoasa sper Palatul Westminster, Ochiul Londrei si asupra Tamisei.

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EN: The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. Also known as the Millennium Wheel. It is Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel, and offered the highest public viewing point in London. We will need two things when you are there and you want to go up: courage and patience. Courage because you will be at 135 m high and patience because of the huge number of tourist that want to try this experience, this time I skip the London Eye, my reason was the patience:))) but I give my self an better bonus that I will tell about later.

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RO: Ochiul Londrei este o roata gigantica:D pe malul sudic al raului Tamisa in Londra. Cunoascuta si ca Roata Mileniului . Este cea mai inalta roata din Europa si a fost cel mai inalt punct de observatie pentru public din Londra. Vei avea nevoi de 2 lucruri cand esti aici,  daca vrei sa ajungi sus: curaj si rabdare. Curaj pentru ca te vei afla la 135m inalatime si rabdare din cauza numarului mare de turisti care vor sa incerce aceasta experienta, de data aceasta am sarit Ochiul Londrei si motivul meu a fost rabdarea:)))dar mi-am oferit un bonus mai bun despre care am sa va povestesc mai tarziu.

EN: I feel after such a long walk we need a break for some food and drinks and I have a good idea for this. What you will say about a burger with a touch of lobster and a cider;) sounds good…. Cheers !!!

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RO: Cred ca dupa o plimbare asa de lunga avem nevoie de o pauza pentru o masa si ceva bauturi si eu am o idee buna pentru acest lucru. Ce ai spune de un burger cu o atingere de lobster si un cidru 😉 suna bine…. Noroc !!!

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  EN: Fully recharge lets continue our journey! We will cross the Hungerford Bridge and Golden Jubilee Bridges to Trafalgar Square. The Hungerford Bridge crosses the River Thames in London and it is  railway bridge, flanked by two more recent pedestrian bridges named the Golden Jubilee Bridges, in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession.

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RO: Cu baterile incarcate la maxim sa ne continuam calatoria! V-om trece podul Hungerford si Golden Jubilee catre Piata Trafalgar. Podul Hungerford traverseaza raul Tamisa in Londra si este un pod feroviar, inconjurat de 2  poduri pedestre mai recente numite Podurile Golden Jubilee, in onoarea celei de a 50- cea aniversare a Reginei Elizabeta a -II -a.

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EN: Trafalgar Square is a public square in the  Central London. Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars with France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar, Spain.

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RO: Piata Trafalgar este o piata publica in centrul Londrei. Numelei ei comemoreaza batalia de la Trafalgar, cand o victorie navala britanica a avut loc in Razboiul Napolian dintre Franta si Spania pe 21 Octombrie 1805 in largul coastei Cape Trafalgar din Spania.

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EN: Our steps will get more in the beautiful architecture of London with the new and old combine in a unique landscape. Passing the Oxford Street the UK’s favorite High Street who has more than 300 retailers from designer outlets to department stores and is the most visited shopping street in Europe.

 

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RO: Pasii nostri vor patrunde si mai mult in frumoasa arhitectura londoneza cu combinatie unica intre vechi si nou. Trecem prin Oxford Street, strada favorita a britanicilor, care are peste 300 de magazine de la designer de top la magazine universale si este cea mai vizitata strada de shopping din Europa.

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EN: Our next point of interest is the St Paul’s Cathedral an Anglican cathedral. The cathedral is one of the most famous and most recognizable sights of London and dominated the skyline for 300 years. The dome is among the highest in the world.

St Paul’s is the second-largest church building in area in the United Kingdom after Liverpool Cathedral.

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RO: Urmatorul punct de interest este Catedrala St Paul, o catedrala anglicana. Catedrala este una dintre cele mai cunoscute si mai usor de recunoscut obiectiv din Londra si domina cerul de peste 300 de ani. Cupola este cea mai inalta din lume avand 111m. Catedrala St Paul este a doua cea mai mare biserica din Regatul Unit dupa Catedrala din Liverpool.

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EN: The Tower of London is a historic castle, know more like a prison. The Tower of London has played a prominent role in English history. It was besieged several times, and controlling it has been important to controlling the country. The Tower has served variously as an armory, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the Royal Mint, a public record office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of England.

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RO: Turnul Londrei este un castel istoric, cunoscut mai mult ca o inchisoare. Turnul Londrei a jucat un rol principal in istoria Angliei. A fost asediat de cateva ori si controlul lui a fost un pion important in controlul tarii. Turnul a avut diferite functii cum ar fi depozit de arsenal, o trezorerie, o menajerie, casa pentru Royal Mint, un birou public si casa pentru bijuterile Coroanei Angliei.

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EN: The bridge who crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London and has become an iconic symbol of London is the Tower Bridge. It is is a combined bascule and suspension bridge, that was build in 8 years by approximative 400 construction workers.

Tower Bridge impress by his elegance and the beautiful design.

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RO: Podul care trece peste raul Tamisa in apropiere de Turnul Londrei si care a devenit un simbol important al Londrei este Podul Tower. Este un pod care combina suspensia si bascularea, fiind construit in 8 ani de aproximativ 400 de constructori.

Podul Tower  impresionează prin eleganţa sa si prin designul deosebit.

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EN: Finally we are arrive to my bonus. The tallest building from London, the modern building,  The Shard!

The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of GlassShard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is a 95- storey skyscraper. Standing 309.7 metres high, the glass-clad pyramidal tower has 72 habitable floors, with a viewing gallery and open-air observation deck on the 72nd floor . The Shard was designed in 2000 by architect Renzo Piano, he drew his initial design on the back of a napkin. The architectural style of the Shard is Neo-futurism.

With the view from  the top of London I will say good bye till next time!!!

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RO: In sfarsit am ajuns si la bonusul meu. Cea mai inalta si moderna cladire din Londra, The Shard!

The Shard se refera si la Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge si anterior la London Bridge Tower, este un zgarie nor de 95 de etaje. Inaltandu-se la 309.7 m, turnul piramidal imbracat in sticla are 72 de etaje locuibile, cu o galerie si un spatiu deschis de observare . The Shard a fost proiectat  in anul 2000 de catre arhitectul italian Renzo Piano, el a desenat proiectul inital pe un servetel. Stilul arhitectural este neo-futurism.

Cu privelistea din cel mai inalt punct al Londrei va spun PAAA, pana data viitoare!!!