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Discover London, Bayswater area

Bordering Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, Bayswater, a most cosmopolitan area with one of London hotels highest concentration, houses today diverse populations, from Arabs, to Greeks, Brazilians, Americans and a substantial local population. Georgian stucco terraces and garden squares build up the biggest part of this London area. In the area, which once belonged to the Westminster Abbey, there were springs of excellent water supplied to a place called Baynard Watering. This is probbaly the origin of Bayswater in London, an abbreviation of the watering place.