St James's Park facts for kids
Saint James's Park is one of the oldest parks in the City of Westminster in London. It is 23 hectares (o,23 km²) large and is surrounded by buildings including two palaces: Buckingham Palace, Green Park, Queens gardens, Victoria memorial, Horse Guards, Birdcage walk. It opens every day and welcomes more than 5 million visitors per year. In the park there is a small lake called St. James's Park Lake with two islands: West island and Duck Island (a duck reserve).
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André Mollet's design for the park in Charles II's time, before 18th and 19th century remodelling, which shaped a more natural-looking lake from the straight canal visible here, the eastern part of which was filled in to create Horse Guards Parade
Green Park and St James's Park c.1833
St James's Park Lake, looking northwest, with Buckingham Palace in the background
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