London’s tall landmarks bound together in one panoramic image as the sun sets on an autumn evening. From Earl’s Court, Kensington Gardens and the Albert Hall towards the west, then across the Serpentine to the iconic Battersea Power Station, Crystal Palace, Big Ben, the London Eye, Thames House at Vauxhall Cross (the MI5 building), Westminster […]
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One of London’s eight Royal Parks, Hyde Park comprises 350 acres on the west side of central London. The park dates back to 1536 as an enclosed private deer park. Opened to the public in 1637, its grand entrance, Queen Elizabeth Gate by Hyde Park Corner was constructed in 1825.
Speaker’s Corner is on the site of the famous Tyburn gllows where executions once took place. There’s a more tolerant air these days and speakers can engage in speech and debate without fear. Boating on the Serpentine on a summer’s day is a fantastic experience for Londoners and tourists alike. The Serpentine Gallery is a more recent addition, opened in 1970 and since 2000 the gallery has commissioned a renowned architect to design their annual summer pavilion.
Aerial London panorama by Hyde Park with views of the Serpentine, Albert Hall, Battersea Power Station, London Eye, the BT Tower, The Shard with the City of London and Canary Wharf in the distance.