Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Hyde Park



Hyde Park is one of the most popular places in London. It is one of the largest parks in central London, England and one of the Royal Parks of London, famous for its Speakers' Corner. The territory of park (total area is 1.4 square km) is divided in two parts by the Serpentine lake.
Under Henry VIII it became a deer park. In the 17th cent there were held races. In 1730, Queen Caroline constructed there an artificial lake.



The park is also famous as a traditional location for mass demonstrations.
The park was the site of The Great Exhibition of 1851, for which the Crystal Palace was designed by Joseph Paxton.
In 1994 the park was added by a rose garden.


This park is a nice place to spend free time. Park sites of interest include Speakers' Corner, Diana, Princess of Wales memorial, Holocaust Memorial, botanical curiosity (Weeping Beech).
Opposite Hyde Park Corner stands one of the grandest hotels in London, The Lanesborough.
Also Hyde Park was the place for some famous rock concerts.
People come here to relax, to walk, for public speaking and other things. And Hyde Park is one of the symbols of UK.


Hyde Park Photos


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