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The Mall

The Mall, London London SW1, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #240 of 1,085 attractions in London
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
56 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

One wonders if this part of 'ceremonial' London, tucked away east of Hyde Park corner, could be fairly compared to France's Champs Elysees, the Elysian Fields but certainly the width of this road belongs to an earlier time and one is temporarily startled to see a bronze statue of Queen Elizabeth with the inscription (1900 - 2002) but fear not,... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Walking down the mall with all flags lining the walkway made me feel extremely proud to be British! It leads to Buckingham palace which is a site to behold itself! Delightful. Busy at 11am when changing of the guard

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just a walk down The Mall gives you London in a nutshell. Starting from Trafalgar Square, you walk under Admiralty Arch - at one time part of the building running the Navy. On your left, you will see a statue of James Cook, the discoverer of Australia. Continuing along, you pass the above ground part of the Cabinet War Rooms,... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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289 reviews 289 reviews
107 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

You must walk along the Mall on your way to Buckingham Palace and the changing of the guard expecially on a warm sunny day

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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421 reviews 421 reviews
247 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I had the honour to cycle down here as part of the Help for Heroes Big Battlefield Bike Ride 2014. To do so was amazing and having people line the route was brilliant. Looking back at the photos, to know I've cycled down it with Buckingham Palace in the background was great. It was also wonderful to be able to... More

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The highlight of the mall for me, was the Rastafarian guy going up and down on his tricycle, pulling along his sound system made out of traffic cones with speakers in the end. Had some jungle playing. That's what I like about London, people get to express themselves, he would probably be fined where I'm from Oh, also some nice... More

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Mall is the road, just under a full kilometer in length, which links Trafalgar Square with Buckingham Palace in central London. Interestingly the road is tinted in red colour to produce the image of a large red carpet leading up to the Palace. With good eyesight and blue skies you can see end to end quite well. You can... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have shown my friends around London many a times but my favourite walk is form leicester square through covent garden then down to trafalgar square and along the mall to buckingham palace. Then you can walk back through st james's park to see horse guards and the big ben. Just make sure you visit the toilet before you leave... More

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Ellington, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
69 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

You need to walk down here, gorgeous part of London and there is always something going on here. If you are not here long, this is one of the places you should go.

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Warsaw, Poland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is my favorite place in London. It's the road that connects Trafalgar Square with Buckingham Palace. You can start on both ends and walk towards the other end. If you are in London just for a few hour I suggest this is the place you should visit.

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