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Hyde Park Ė London has large green spaces and a lot of parks but probably one of the best known is Hyde Park. It is a huge park close to Buckingham Palace, Green Park and Kensington Gardens.

The large artificial lake Ė The Serpentine was constructed in 1730 and is a popular spot for row boating. Hyde Park also is a popular place for horse riding, jogging, and bike riding.

The most famous spot is the Speakerís Corner. It is where the people used to come every Sunday to express their political and religious views freely. The Speakerís corner was established at the end of 19th century.

Wellington Arch is on the south-east corner of Hyde park, connecting it with Green Park. It was designed by Decimus Burton and was erected in 1828. The sculpture was added later in 1912 created by Adrian Jones.

The Marble Arch is on the north Ė east corner of the park very close to the Speakerís corner. It was built in 1828 by John Nash.

How to get to Hyde Park: Subway - Piccadilly and Central line to Hyde Park Corner and Marble Arch station.

Wellington Arch Hyde Park London
Wellington Arch, Hyde Park, London

Wellington Arch Hyde Park London
Wellington Arch, Hyde Park, London

Marble Arch Hyde Park London
Marble Arch, Hyde Park, London

The Serpentine Hyde Park London
The Serpentine, Hyde Park, London




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