Dover - level 2

Dover - level 2

09-09-2011 12:00

Dover is a town in South East England. Its population is about 39,000. It is a very important town because it has a very good place. It is the nearest town to Europe. The sea between Dover and France is about 34 km wide. Travellers from France can see the characteristic White Cliffs. They are made of white stone.

Dover is an extremely busy port. A lot of ships come every day. The town has a transport museum because it is so important for transportation. The biggest tourist attraction is Dover Castle, which is one of the largest castles in England. But you can also visit the smallest church in Britain in Dover.

 

Dover history

The Romans first came to Dover in 55 BC (before Christ), under Julius Caesar. But the Celts defended their land. The Romans were successful in 43 AD (Anno Domini), under Claudius. They came to England and took control of the land. They lived in Dover and it was their most important town near the sea.

In this video you can listen to the song White Cliffs of Dover and also see the pictures of the cliffs and the castle.

Written by Hana

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