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Reviewed November 5, 2017

While staying in London again, one Sunday afternoon, we walked up the Mall and then into Green Park. In the park, we followed a broad pathway which took us parallel to Constitution Hill up to Wellington's Arch. Located nearby the arch is a statue of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surrounded by smaller statutes of the various guards Men. It’s a really nice set up and impressive. Spend a few moments appreciating it.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This was built in 1822 to celebrate the victories of Lord Wellington in the peninsular wars, and should not be confused with the other nearby called the Wellington Arch. It's an impressive structure of about 36 ft in height - the main part of which...More

Thank martyblack83
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A very nice statue to celebrate one of the countries great hero. Good location between the palace and Hyde park.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Upon seeing this huge statue of Achilles I had to read the inscription to find out that the monument related to Arthur Wellesley, (aka Duke of Wellington) and his victories in the Peninsular War and the latter stages of the Napoleonic Wars. Stories that I...More

Thank Andrew081
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Cool statue to be found on the corner of Hyde Park. Not too far from the bus stops on Hyde park corner. Worth a look if you're nearby. Pretty tall and big.

Thank Fordy2014
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This has been in place since 1822 and although it is of Achilles it is commemorating the Duke of Wellington and is a grand sculpture and monument coating a significant £10,000 at the time Worth a good look or see this from afar

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed November 9, 2017

As we were leaving Hyde Park, this statue just appeared through the trees, a huge male specimen, we had to go check it out as our curiosity got the best of us. It's pretty cool yet a bit of an unexpected find for the centre...More

Thank daffystjob
Reviewed November 5, 2017

While staying in London again, one Sunday afternoon, we walked up the Mall and then into Green Park. In the park, we followed a broad pathway which took us parallel to Constitution Hill up to Wellington's Arch. Located nearby the arch is a statue of...More

1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed June 22, 2017

This large statue on a high plinth is at the south east corner of Hyde Park, where it meets Park Lane and Hyde Park Corner. An impressive blacked bronze figure, it is actually a memorial to Sir Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, placed there...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed June 5, 2017

In the front of the garden Achilles says hello to the visitors. In other view he is the guard of the door. O think it is a good idea.

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