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Albert Memorial

#145 of 1,529 things to do in London
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Neighborhood: Kensington and Hyde Park
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Address: Princes Gate | Kensington Gore, London W8, England
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This gigantic bejeweled shrine protects the gilt bronze sculpture of Queen...

This gigantic bejeweled shrine protects the gilt bronze sculpture of Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, which was designed and executed after the Prince Consort's death in 1861.

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If you like history London is completely fenced by history. This place is one of many you must visit and understand more about the monarchy

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The monument is a nice remembering of one of the most important personalities of XIX century in Great Britain: the Prince Albert.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history London is completely fenced by history. This place is one of many you must visit and understand more about the monarchy

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge memorial to commemorate Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert. Containing a large gold statue in centre.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This memorial is standing so strong in this angle of the park.. Huge and tall with lots of historical memories.. So beautiful and so interesting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to see thought provoking architecture/art in London. This memorial is well kept and the work put into it is just amazing. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Close to the Royal Albert Hall, this memorial is a testament to the building and style of the period. Gorgeous at night as the lights highlight the beauty of the memorial. Very impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Quit , but nice place to be, Hyde park silence, enjoy the moment when visiting, Ideal for relaxing. Nice to be

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

This was the first time we had seen this monument since it's restoration a few years ago, so different with the gold in place of what was black. Whilst it is obviously a memorial to Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria, it is also a bold statement of monumental pride of the period in which it was built. The monument... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

I have passed this so many times but when you stop and take it in, its very impressive. Set opposite the Albert Hall, on the edge of Hyde Park, do take a few minutes to see it!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Sir George Gilbert Scott designed this memorial to Queen Victoria's husband Albert. It has a religious feel due to the gothic revival style which was selected. Was that an appropriate style for Albert? Probably not. Albert was a forward looking German interested in new technologies. He was associated with the Great Exhibition. How appropriate it would have been to design... More 

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