80.The Crystal Palace

Perhaps the most extraordinary building of the nineteenth century was the Crystal Palace, which was built in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851. The Crystal Palace was different from all other buildings in the world, for it was made of iron and glass. It was one of the biggest buildings of all time and a lot of people from many countries came to see it. A great many goods were sent to the exhibition from various parts of the world. There was also a great deal of machinery on display. The most wonderful piece of machinery on show was Nasmyth’s steam hammer. Though in those days, travelling was not as easy as it is today, steam boats carried thousands of visitors across the Channel from Europe. On arriving in England, they were taken to the Crystal Palace by train. There were six million visitors in all, and the profits from the exhibition, were used to build museums and colleges. Later, the Crystal Palace was moved to South London. It remained one of the most famous buildings in the world until it was burnt down in 1936.
The Crystal Palace. Mungkin bangunan yang paling luar biasa dari abad kesembilan belas adalah Crystal Palace, yang dibangun di Hyde Park untuk Pameran Besar 1851. The Crystal Palace itu berbeda dari semua bangunan lain di dunia, untuk itu terbuat dari besi dan kaca. Itu salah satu bangunan terbesar dari semua waktu dan banyak orang dari berbagai negara datang untuk melihatnya. Sebuah banyak barang besar dikirim ke pameran dari berbagai belahan dunia. Ada juga banyak mesin yang dipamerkan. Bagian yang paling indah dari mesin di acara itu Nasmyth ini palu uap. Meskipun pada hari-hari, perjalanan itu tidak semudah seperti saat ini, kapal uap dilakukan ribuan pengunjung melintasi Selat dari Eropa. Saat tiba di Inggris, mereka dibawa ke Crystal Palace dengan kereta api. Ada enam juta pengunjung dalam semua, dan keuntungan dari pameran, yang digunakan untuk membangun museum dan perguruan tinggi. Kemudian, Crystal Palace dipindahkan ke London Selatan. Itu tetap salah satu bangunan paling terkenal di dunia sampai dibakar pada tahun 1936.
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