What was Christopher Wren famous for?

What was Christopher Wren famous for?

Christopher Wren, in full Sir Christopher Wren, (born Octo, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England—died Febru, London), designer, astronomer, geometrician, and the greatest English architect of his time. Wren designed 53 London churches, including St.

How many churches are there in the City of London?

45 churches

What is the richest city in Scotland?


What is the most beautiful town in Scotland?

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  • Melrose, Scottish Borders.
  • Kilchattan Bay, Isle of Bute.
  • Ballater, Royal Deeside.
  • Killin, Highlands.
  • Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.
  • Glencoe, Highlands.
  • Inveraray, Argyll.
  • Tobermory, Isle of Mull.

What is the smallest village in Scotland?

That being said, we've assembled a list of some of the best small towns and villages Scotland has to offer.

  • Pittenweem, Fife. ...
  • Kelso, Roxburghshire. ...
  • Millport, Great Cumbrae. ...
  • Tobermory, Isle of Mull. ...
  • Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway. ...
  • Plockton, Ross. ...
  • Stromness, Orkney. ...
  • Crovie, Aberdeenshire. Iain Cameron/Flickr.

Is Scotland a rich country?

Scotland is a wealthy nation with a big economy Scotland's national income in 2019 was a huge £177 billion. On a per head basis, that makes us wealthier than rich countries such as New Zealand, Japan and Italy.

Where is the happiest place in Scotland?


Is Glasgow or Edinburgh safer?

Edinburgh has come out on top as the safest city in the UK in a recent survey. 68% of people said they felt “totally safe” in Edinburgh, and a paranoid 14% felt “totally unsafe”. ... But the Scots who were polled put both Scottish cities higher, with 86% saying Edinburgh is safe and a whopping 68% thinking Glasgow is safe.

What is the roughest part of Glasgow?

But the roughest parts in terms of general deprivation and non-violent crime are places like Maryhill, Springburn, and the big estates like Drummy, Castlemilk, Lambhill etc. And also some of the towns on the outskirts like (Northern) Paisley, Wishaw and Motherwell.

Why is Glasgow so poor?

Factors include the "lagged effects" of overcrowding and the former practice, in the 1960s and 1970s, of offering young, skilled workers social housing in new towns outside Glasgow; this, according to a 1971 government document, threatened to leave behind an "unbalanced population with a very high proportion of the old ...

Which is nicer Edinburgh or Glasgow?

Edinburgh is closer to St Andrews and is a more aesthetically pleasing city then Glasgow with the castle, royal mile and princess gardens. Glasgow is a much better night out though. ... Edinburgh is fab - lots of museums and historical treasures to see, then I usually hit George Street for bars and clubs.