Hyde Park is biggest Park in Central London covering 350 acres; it is the largest of four Royal Parks of London forming a chain, which is divided into two by the Serpentine lake and the Long Water. Hyde Park is in Region B of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality which was opened to the public in 1637 and became famous because of May Day festivals. Hype park’s name was originated from the Manor of Hyde.
Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens (contiguous with Hyde Park) have five London Underground Stations located on or near the edges of them. It is between Knightsbridge and Green Park in Travelcard Zone 1, on the Piccadilly line.
Hyde Park has an open speaker’s corner that allows open-air public speaking, discussions, and debates. It has the crystal palace, structured of cast-iron and plate-glass, which was built to house the great exhibition of 1851. The London Mastaba, a temporary floating structure on the Serpentine lake, really grabs tourist attraction. Serpentine Galleries are two immediate art galleries famous for its artwork showing modern and contemporary art. Hyde Park has Apsley House: townhouse of the Duke of Wellington, Kensington Palace: a royal residence, and Wellington Arch: a triumphal arch to fascinate the tourists.
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