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HYDE PARK, ST PAULS CATHEDRAL What can you do in Hyde Park? When was St Pauls Cathedral completed? Av: Floriana Bisevic 7A
HYDE PARK Hyde Park is Londons most famous central park. You can ride a horse, fishing in allocated places, go boating on the Serpentine or get yourself heard at Speakers Corner. Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in west London. The park was the site of the Great Exhibition of 1851, for which the Crystal Palace was designed by Joseph Paxton. Hyde park has been the venue for some famous rock concerts. Londons Hyde Park is one of the greatest city parks in the world. Covering 142 hectares and with over 4 000 trees, a large lake, a meadow and ornamental flower gardens, theres a good chance youll forget you are right in the centre of London. There are pitches for team games, tennis courts, tracks for horse riding and a spectacular childrens playground.
ST PAULS CATHEDRAL St Pauls Cathedral is the masterpiece of architect Sir Christopher Wren. It was completed in 1710, though the first service was held here in 1697. St Pauls Cathedral is a church of England cathedral. St Pauls Cathedral seen today- the fourth, was built between 1675 and 1711 by Sir Christopher Wren. The dome of St Pauls Cathedral is the second biggest dome in the world, after St Peters in Rome.