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Italian Gardens

north side of Kensington Gardens near Lancaster Gate, London, England
+44 300 061 2000
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These gardens are to be found in Kensington Gardens and are really beautiful. Ponds are full of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Taxidevil
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Lovely Part of Hyde Park

The Italian Water Gardens are a nicer part of Hyde Park close to Kensington Palace. It is very... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
D_W_10017
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north side of Kensington Gardens near Lancaster Gate, London, England
South Kensington
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+44 300 061 2000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These gardens are to be found in Kensington Gardens and are really beautiful. Ponds are full of water lilies with small fountains and a larger fountain at one end with large statues on each side.. Also a statue of Jenner, he of smallpox vaccine fame,...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The Italian Water Gardens are a nicer part of Hyde Park close to Kensington Palace. It is very restful, and right next to the Lancaster Gate subway station.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ponds and fountains with Italian buildings. Lovely view down the long water towards the Serpentine and a nice place to sit and quietly people watch or stroll round. Ice cream van there on the day we visited.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

A little gem in the park with ornamental fountains and ponds created as part of the love between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. A stylish bit of history and a nice place to stroll or sit and relax. There are information boards situated at points...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This time the Italian Water Gardens were completely covered by thick snow but the fountains were still working! It was an amazing to see! The garden looked really pretty in her new white dress, which I have never seen before.

Thank OZS969
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Romance is in the air of the beautiful Italian Gardens. The gardens start with a romance, that of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, to whom he is said to have given them as a gift, inspired by the gardens at Osborne House on the Isle...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Happened to stumble upon this while we had 2hrs to wait for our train at Paddington. With a young child in tow, we decided to leave the boredom of Paddington & take a walk towards Hyde Park/ Kensington gardens & breathe some fresh air !...More

Thank CyEddie
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Each time that we visited London, we have stayed in Paddington, which is located only a relatively short stroll from Kensington Gardens. Consequently, each time we have been in London, we have taken long walks through theses extensive gardens. The Italian Gardens which are situated...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

An enchanting little piece of Italian magnificence in the heart of London’s Hyde Park! This beautiful water garden is a great place to relax and enjoy! This place is definitely worth a visit! It’s absolutely fabulous!

Thank Nick and Angel S
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

As well as numerous buses, Lancaster Gate is also served by the Central line - coloured RED on Tube maps -and lies in fairly close proximity to both Marble Arch and Paddington. Prince Albert gave orders for these fountains to be created to boldly state...More

Thank Margaret Mary O
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