Hyde Park is one of the widest park in London as well as it is one from 8 Royal Park situated in the city. Hyde Park has an area of 142 hectares and bordered by Kensington Gardens.
It is one of most attractive tourism objects that has been visited by millions tourists yearly from London and abroad. The park has many interesting holiday’s activities such as for family picnic, jogging, tennis, swimming, canoeing, horse riding or other outdoor sports. Besides, Hyde Park uses for hosting music concerts, festivals, fairs and for movie making background.
At noon time, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens seems in one area, however, Kensington Gardens closed earlier while this Park opens till midnight.
Long back ago, It was an area that bought by King Henry VIII in 1536 from a monk, Westminster Abbey. He sold some of his land and the rest was used for deer hunting area. The hunting area is very wide that stretches from Kensington to Westminster.
Hyde Park, later on, has been developing and changing its function from time to time. The park has been open for public since 1637. The current Park has been designed by Decimus Burton in 1820s or at the era of King George IV.
It has many features like Triumpal Screen, an entrance gate to Hyde Park that situated on Park Corner, at the southeast. The main gate consists of 3 entrances. The entrances are very wide as to let the horse-drawn passing the gate easily. Besides those 3 entrances, there are 2 other entrances for pedestrians.
Other features are we can see the Wellington Arch which another gate at Hyde Park. The gate is situated at the junction of Hyde Park Corner and Green Park. Wellington Arch was built by Decimus Burton in 1826. At Wellington Arc visitors can see some galleries and exhibition that specially open for visitors.
At northwest of Hyde Park there is Marble Arc that designed by John Nash. The style of the gate is based on the Arch of Constantine of Roma, Italy. Marble Arc was built for the main access to Buckingham Palace. The gate