Although the garden itself is not reach in many different plant species, it is very interesting as a place of relaxation,with variety of offical avenues, full of landscape architecture, monuments, sculptures and romantic arbours.
Full o fountains and with the Round Pound -popular artificial lake in the west corner of Hide Park , packed with swans and other wild living birds.
The Park was designed in c.1728-1738 by Henry Wise and Charles Bridgeman.The same Charles Bridgeman designed a Serpentine; a lake lying in the center of the Hyde Park and ending up in the Kensington Gardens that is called “The lond Water”
Very interesting part of the Kensington Garden is so called “Italian Garden” with a number of classical sculptures and fountains.
The place definitely worth of seeing and a time spent on exploring the Park will be definitely enjoyable and amusing thanks to its charm and an amizingly royal character.
Located in South London, Kensington district, on Exhibition Road, building was built in 1881, by the civil engineer Captain Francis Fowke who died shortly afterwards and the project was undertaken by Alfred Waterhouse .
The final version of the architectural scheme after his many alterations consisted of one edifice in a rectangular plan, with two tall towers , grand portico, all in a romanesque style – what must have been quite unusual and peculiar but still within the high Victorian style.
The external elevations was made mainly of brick extensively cladded with the colorful terracotta mouldings manufactured by Gibbs and Canning Ltd, featured many relief sculptures of flora and fauna to liven up a Victorian buildings in the area.
Nowadays the building is a perfect centre of entertainment for the families and nobody gets out of the building bored or disgusted .
No 4 London’s most popular museums – it is really brilliant and it’s dinosaurs skeletons’ collection is truly impressive 🙂