say the 6,000-square-meter (64,000-square-foot) Sochi Park — including
an ice rink — will be located in front of the Albert Memorial.
organizers described the site Thursday as “a winter wonderland in the
middle of a London summer.” The rink will host an ice show starring
several Russian Olympic and world champion skaters.
previously sought to set up their Sochi pavilion at Marble Arch, but
that plan was rejected amid security and traffic concerns.