Want to spend some days out of the pollution? What if there is a place you can find greenery all around? It’s Crystal Palace.
Crystal Palace is a leafy residential place situated in the South of London. The name Crystal Palace came from the famous vast glass and iron hall landmark which is approximately 13 km to the south east of the Charing cross. London highest point views over capital can be seen from this palace. In front of the Palace is a park which is a junction of four cities; Lambeth, Bromley, Southwark and Croydon. Westow Hill, Westow Street and church Road forms a triangle known as Crystal Palace Triangle is well known for its renowned restaurants, shops and an indoor market of second hand goods. The 200 acre palace park has the worlld’s first theme park, Dinosaur Park and also the sports centre.
Crystal Palace Parks is one of the major public parks in London. This park was used by motor racer for racing. There is a concert Platform in the parks where many famous concerts of London are organized every year. In the 1930s 2 television transmitter towers were constructed on the upper Norwood hill of the Crystal Palace. The 200 m tall Crystal Palace television transmitter which is constructed in the 1956 is higher than the 150 m tall Croydon transmitter. Crystal Palace television transmitter is also the 4th tallest structure present in London. During the summer, a free overground community festival is organized in the 6.7 acres Westow park present in the Crystal Palace triangle. Stambourne woods (1.92 hectares) are a land between Fox Hill and Stambourne Way has vegetation, pathways and benches. A number of famous films and music videos are filmed in the Crystal Palace Park. Among the 12 members who founded Football Association is the Crystal Palace Football Club, which was formed in the 1861 played the Football Association Cup final in 1905. This club is now in Selhurst Park but still has it old name. The Crystal Palace ground is the first to host the Rugby Union in 1905.Crystal Palace have railway station. Tram services are been at work and will be soon in augurated. The area has a numerous bus services. The nearest airports are the Gatwick and Heathrow airports. escorts London is there too for enjoying !
So, anybody who is bored of these noisy surroundings should visit the Crystal Palace. A noise free, cultural yet popular place to stay in a vacation.