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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

This Victorian monument stands where the Strand becomes Fleet Street and marks the boundary between the West End and the City of London financial district. This road was originally the royal ceremonial route taken in mediaeval times by the King of England between The Tower...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful monument in Fleet Street right in front of the Courts of Justice. It is the boundary marker separating Westminster from the City of London and the neo-classical pillar is topped by a bronze Dragon, the symbol of the City of London. Queen Victoria is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Very much a peculiar Victorian style memorial. It stands in the middle of the Strand in front of the Royal Court of Justice and it marks the boundary of Westminster and City of London It is very much dwarfed by the law courts when viewed...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Della G
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Temple Bar Memorial is situated in front of the Royal Courts of Justice, you can find the The monument is in the middle of the road ( The Strand. ) It also famously marks the boundary between Westminster and the City of London. The Temple...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

A nice little sculpture standing in the middle of the road in the strand. A memorial to mark Temple Bar and sits opposite the Royal Court of Justice. On one side is Queen Victoria and on the other is the Prince of Wales. The sculpture...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

A winged dragon, mounted on a highly decorated stone plinth, stands in the middle of the Strand near the easternmost point of the Royal Courts of Justice. This monument, the Temple Bar marker (designed by Horace Jones), was erected in 1880. It marks both the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank barklyeast
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Our most recent stay in London saw us again strolling along the Strand. When we reached the Temple Bar Memorial we paused to take another look at it. The Temple Bar Memorial is located in the centre of the roadway and marks the boundary between...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Temple Bar Memorial is situated in the middle of the Strand where the old Temple Bar used to be situated (it is now situated next to St Pauls). The Temple Bar was moved due to traffic congestion. The old bar used to be where heads...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty famous landmark--especially from Charles Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cities. It is pretty big and is right next to St Paul's Cathedral. There is a little information marker with the history near it.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

The monument stands in the middle of the road opposite Street's Law Court's where Fleet Street meets the Strand. This monument replaces the Temple Bar Gate. It is a magnificent memorial consisting of a pedestal in a Neo-Renaissance style with a dragon sculpture at the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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