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“Quick Stop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Marble Arch

Marble Arch
Marble Arch, Mayfair, City of Westminster, London W1H, London W1R 1DD, England
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Highland Park, Illinois
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“Quick Stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Some interesting history. If you take a 'hop on, hop off' bus tour you can hear the history and take some pictures. The buses also stop nearby. Close to Oxford shopping - 2 minutes away.

Visited August 2013
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“A must-see easy to reach by public transport or just walking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Once designed as gateway to Buckingham and now settled close to Oxford Street and Hyde Park. I like this white Arch despite of its allocation between buildings, close to the road... which doesn't help to appreciate the beauty of the Arch (no enough space for viewers if I compare Marble Arch and Wellington Arch)
Of course, Visiting this area... I cross always under the Arch :D

Visited October 2012
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Eugene, Oregon
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“Beautiful park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Very interesting place to people watch and just soak up the London background. The arch was huge and impressive. It definitely makes a good place for meeting people.

Visited July 2013
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“A nice arch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

It’s a nice arch, as arches go, beautiful to many people. But not especially outstanding, to me. Perhaps that’s because it’s lost its original purpose, as the gateway to Buckingham Palace. Having been moved to the edge of Hyde Park, it’s something to look at, but there are so many other, and more interesting, things to see and places to go in London. But it’s still a nice arch.

Visited January 2013
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“Nothing Special”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Marble arch was designed in 1827 by John Nash as the triumphal gateway to Buckingham Palace. It located at the corner of the Hyde Park at the cross between Park and Exford Streets. It is a monement that stands at the intersction with a park around it for relaxing. Usually it contains some homeless people.

Visited June 2013
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