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Admiralty Arch

The Mall | Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH, England
+44 20 7276 1800
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This quintuple-arched ceremonial gateway, designed in 1910 by Sir Aston Webb, serves as an elegant passageway from Trafalgar Square towards Buckingham Palace.
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The Mall | Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH, England
St. James's
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Admiralty Arch is a huge building near to Trafalgar Square with archway roads giving access to the mall and is a Grade I listed building. It was built in honour of Queen Victoria. It was used as a government building Untill it was sold to...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Effectively between Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace, you'll pass through Admiralty Arch when entering the Mall to walk down towards Buckingham Palace. Certainly an impressive bit of architecture - nothing to rival it in Australia (where I come from)! Don't miss it. On second thoughts,...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

If you're walking to Buckingham Palace, you need to walk through the Admiralty Arch and down the Mall. People delight in walking through this arch. A beautl landmark.

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Worth walking or driving by for a quick look and a photo. Lot of other great architecture (eg Trafalgar Square) in the area to complement it. Also worth walking through St James park to the palace from here.

Thank NavG
Reviewed July 21, 2017

For me there is nothing better, when opportunity permits, than to travel through Westminster and slowly take in and indeed examine each of the iconic edifices for which the city is known and about which it can be so proud. This is a perfect example...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you watch royal events, have seen the queens care driving through on the way to the palace - this is a piece of architecture that lives up to what you imagine! Leading into the beautiful mall down to the palace, this is one of...More

Thank TXMARTINS
Reviewed July 4, 2017

This neoclassical style arch was built in 1912 and is situated at the end of the Mall road near Trafalgar Square in central London. It was designed by Aston Webb and adjoins the Old Admiralty Building (1726), the former Royal Navy HQ & official residence...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

This is a beautiful building and amazes me that people drive & walk through it every day. It is large & has a beautiful curve to it that makes it graceful yet you could easily walk right through it without realising. Worth looking around you...More

Thank amanda40671
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see in London and more importantly the gateway towards Buckingham Palace, lots of history and lots of detail in its structure. I went at the Trooping of the colour and it was decorated with St George flags, gorgeous! Once through there...More

Thank New558
Reviewed June 27, 2017

On our way to Buckingham Palace, we couldn't help but admire the Admiralty Arch which is at the entrance to the Mall. It's huge, and quite impressive. It was a nice introduction before we reached the palace as it gave us a taste of the...More

Thank CaitlinAnnC
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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
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