Photogallery: England: Bristol – Inconspicuous Town
England: Bristol – Inconspicuous Town
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Bristol is rather an uninteresting town in west England at first glance. However, there are many surprises. This port town has very interesting architecture you fall in love with instanteniously. Bristol's English atmosphere is enhanced by beautiful parks. It is only up to you if you want to enjoy its historic center or you rather go at the beach. There are many things to do here.
Text and photos: Simona Svanová
Today we look to Brighton, more precisely to the local town hall, located on Bartolomějské Square near the coast. The neoclassical building from the 1930s serves not only as a municipal office, but also holds weddings and you can visit one unusual museum.
Today we visit the second oldest working aquarium in the world - the Sea Life Brighton. It is interesting not only because of its history dating back to 1872, but you can also take a walk through the longest English submarine tunnel.
After the natural and architectural beauty of Wales we will move to the south of England. More precisely to the historic region of Sussex, where our first stop will be the town of Lewes.
After a short break we return to England, more precisely to the county of Oxfordshire, where we visit one of the most famous university cities in the world - Oxford. This 160,000 center of education offers almost forty dormitories, amazing history, monuments, personalities and, last but not least, its noble atmosphere.
Last week we walked through the student town of Eton and today we head to Windsor. Perhaps the most sought-after landmark of the city, which is also its dominant, is Windsor Castle of the same name.
Bristol is a large English city and an unitary authority where live around 400, one million people respectively.
We visited the English city of Oxford last week. We saw a few sights and places of interest, but we missed Oxford University.
If you want to enjoy atmosphere of traditional England, its stone houses and glittering sea in the background mark the area of southern Devonshire.
During our stay in England that took several months, we had visited many beautiful places. We will remember them all but one of them was truly spectacular, Leeds Castle.
Last week we have seen one of the most famous district of London, Soho. Once it was a red light district. Today, however, we move on.
After the visit at beautiful Trafalgar Square we continue to see another sights in London.
After or Genoa walks we move northwest, to Great Britain and its capital, London.
Last week you tasted something of the unique atmosphere around Piccadilly. Today we move to places that are very important to the British statehood.
North Devon is a part of Devonshire, a county in the southwest of England. In the north it borders the Bristol Bay. This area is great for anyone intending to experience true English countryside and nature. Tourism and agriculture creates significant proportion of income of the local population. Thanks to that, the region has kept its 19th century atmosphere and its typical meadows, fields, and wild coastline.
A fort of the Taff. This is the meaning of the name of the capital of Wales, which is a major part of the kingdom of Great Britain. About 3 million people live in Wales.
Today, we visit one of the four countries creating the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is Scotland which is situated in the north of the island. The Atlantic Ocean creates its boundaries on the north and the North Sea in the east.
The town of Folkestone in the past few important fishing village on the coast of the Channel (sometimes called the Dover Strait). Change came to the early 19th century, when there built railway station and the port through which the ferries trains were directed to the European mainland (to the French port of Boulogne).
In the UK you can see many buildings, which gives a deep admiration. One of them is the famous chapel of King's College Chapel, which today's article will be about.
We come back across the Atlantic from the US to Europe, to the Great Britain.
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