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The Memorial Gates

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Address: Constitution Hill | Green Park, London, England
Phone Number: 020 7731 6200
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A place to remember!

We had enjoyed a pleasant walk through Hyde Park and we were heading for Green Park. After passing Hyde Park Corner, we came upon the Memorial Gates at the start of Constitution... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We had enjoyed a pleasant walk through Hyde Park and we were heading for Green Park. After passing Hyde Park Corner, we came upon the Memorial Gates at the start of Constitution Hill. The memorial is in the form of a gateway entrance to Constitution Hill. It commemorates the contribution of troops from Africa, the Indian sub-continent and the Caribbean... More 

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Jonkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Visited on a very rainy day, unfortunately. In both wars, the soldiers came from the colonies, to fight side by side with the British. This monument commemorates the fallen heroes of the former colonies. Especially, if you have ties to Asia, you should visit this monument. By coming here you will show that their contribution is not forgotten. Lastly a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

This is a great monument that I'd defiantly recommend to anyone passing by. It's also very unique compared to some of the other war memorials you'll see in Britain as it commemorates those from Britain's empire who fought during the world wars but we're largely forgotten for years afterwards.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

There's no need for me to duplicate the information provided by previous reviewers, but none of them bothered to mention that the brave people commemorated here were all volunteers. This is a different kind of memorial, which doesn't really look like 'gates' to me but is sited on both sides of this wide thoroughfare. Definitely worth a visit to pay... More 

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This memorial is for members of the British military from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Africa and the Caribbean. It’s at the end of Constitution Hill, by Hyde Park Corner. They consist of a set of stone pillars and a small pavilion. It’s worth taking the time to read the various inscriptions, if you’re in the area. The stones list... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

These gates are in Hyde Park, located at the Hyde Park end of Constitution Hill (close to the beginning of Knightsbridge). Inaugurated by the Queen in 2002, it commemorates those who lost their lives in the armed forces of the British Empire in WWI and WWII.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The Memorial Gates is a war memorial found at Constitution Hill, at the western end of Green Park, near a collection of other war memorials located at the SE Corner of Hyde Park. This monument, also referred to as the Commonwealth Memorial Gates, is dedicated to the five million from Africa, the Caribbean and the Indian Sub-Continent, who joined the... More 

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Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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