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Address: Hyde Park Corner, London, England
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A tribute to a British hero!

We had taken and long and enjoyable walk from Paddington, through Kensington Gardens and then on to Hyde Park. Eventually, we ended up at Hyde Park Corner. Across the very busy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We had taken and long and enjoyable walk from Paddington, through Kensington Gardens and then on to Hyde Park. Eventually, we ended up at Hyde Park Corner. Across the very busy road we caught sight of Wellington Arch and decided to go across and take a closer look at it. After admiring the arch, we came across the Duke of... More 

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

At the end of a very long day, the Duke of Wellington Statue was the last historic monument that I saw during an exploration of the area around the "old geology museum" - set on Exhibition Road - and Hyde Park. There was just enough time and good light to take a few photographs of the details cast in bronze... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This statue is OK, but not something I'd go out of my way to see again. Perhaps I have Wellington fatigue. .

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

There are a number of statues of 'The Iron Duke', who achieved everlasting fame as the Allied commander at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo which finally extinguished the ambitions of Napoleon Bonaparte. One twerp (14 April 2014) states in his review that this one, facing Apsley House over the road at the southeast corner of Hyde Park, is both here... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It is located just below the South East corner of Hyde Park. You will pass it with the bus city tour.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This beautiful bronze statue of the Duke of Wellington shows him seated on his horse facing his London home

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

This statue was covered in bird mess when i visited so i didnt take any photo's maybe it will get a clean soon but the location is very good in the middle of a roundabout so everyone can see clearly

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The equestrian statue of the Duke of Wellington is an outdoor sculpture of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, a British soldier and statesman. This statue dates back to 1844 and (I think) is said to be cast in the metal of captured French guns. London’s city centre has a diverse range of sculptures - ranging from traditional to contemporary,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

I've seen many statues of the Duke of Wellington, and his horse Coppenhagen, so consider myself something of an expert. This statue I have to say is one of the best. I did not get to have a proper look as my bus was travelling quite quickly at the time, but I can confirm that it is a excellent likeness... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Duke of Wellington Statue is one of several commemorative monuments found at the southeast corner of Hyde Park. Here you can see a bronze equestrian statue of Arthur Wellesley, known as the Duke of Wellington, famed for his victory over Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo. The statue is surrounded by four bronze infantryman and can be seen near... More 

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