5 знаменитых достопримечательностей Шотландии на английском языке. На простом, легко заучиваемом языке. Заранее огромное спасибо!
- Scotland is one of the most interesting countries within the UK. It borders with England and is washed by the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the North Channel and Irish Sea. The largest city in the country is Glasgow. The second largest city and the capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. These two cities have always attracted tourists from other countries. For example, Edinburgh is regarded as one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe. Its Old and New Towns are among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The major tourist attractions in the city are Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyrood and the Royal Mile. Edinburgh Castle is the tallest fortress in the city. The Palace of Holyrood is the official residence of the Monarch of the UK in Scotland. The Royal Mile is a succession of streets which are formed in the Old Town. There are also three large universities including the University of Edinburgh, which was founded in 1583. Glasgow is also popular with tourists. Its places of interest include the Burrell Collection, the Glasgow Cathedral and the Kelvingrove Museum. The Burrell Collection is a large art collection situated in Pollok Country Park. Glasgow Cathedral is also known as the High Kirk of Glasgow. The Kelvingrove Museum is not simply a museum but also an art gallery. It houses one of Europe’s great civic art collections. Glasgow also attracts tourists by its Gothic and Victorian architecture. Other interesting cities in Scotland are Stirling, Aberdeen, St Andrews and Perth. Stirling is a historic town in central Scotland. Its attractions include Stirling Castle and the Wallace National Monument. Aberdeen is also known as the “Granite City” and is renowned for its Gothic architecture. St Andrew is a small but busy town. The University of St Andrew’s is the oldest in Scotland. Perth is a small historic town on the east coast. It is known for its abundant parkland.
- Loch Ness lake — озеро Лох-Несс
The Royal Mile — Королевская Миля
Edinburgh Castle Rock — Эдинбургский замок
Holyrood Palace — Холирудский Дворец
Princes Street — Принсес-стрит