Green Park, London
Mayfair, London W1J 8JA, UK
The first stop on our journey - Green Park - the smallest park of the eight Royal Parks of London, which is a kind of bridge between Hyde Park from the north-west and St. James's Park to the east. It is located right in front of Buckingham Palace - the official London residence of the British monarch. Its surface area is only 19 acres. Unlike other London parks, Green Park and ponds there is almost no monuments, with the exception of the Victoria Memorial, the Canadian memorial fountain and Constance. The total area of the park is overgrown with green meadows. The history of the park dates back to the time of Henry VIII. For a long time it was a favorite place for duels British aristocrats. Since 1826, this park has become a well-known and favorite place to stroll among the many British and foreign visitors..