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Green Park (officially The Green Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London. It was originally a swampy burial ground for lepers. In 1668 Charles II stocked it with deer to use it for hunting.

It lies between London's Hyde Park and St. James's Park. Together with Kensington Gardens these parks form an almost unbroken stretch of parkland reaching from Whitehall to Kensington.

By contrast with its neighbours Green Park has no statues, fountains or lake, but consists entirely of wooded meadows. The park is bounded on the south by Constitution Hill, on the east by the pedestrian Queen's Walk, and on the north by Piccadilly. It meets St. James's Park at the Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens, opposite the entrance to Buckingham Palace.

Green Park tube station is located on Piccadilly near the north end of Queen's Walk.


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