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Address: 26 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6AE, England
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Grey's Monument is a Grade I listed monument to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey...

Grey's Monument is a Grade I listed monument to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838 in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It was erected to acclaim Earl Grey for the passing of the Great Reform Act of 1832 and stands at the head of Grey Street. In addition to being a great place to meet, Newcastle City Guides open this iconic monument on a number of days throughout the year. Join us on a climb of 164 steps and take in great views of Newcastle's city centre and beyond.

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Historical!!

Outside Monument metro station, tourist place one must see,Eldon Square mall opposite & Convenient bus transport!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Greys Monument is an amazing place to go in Newcastle. Amazing little stalls which make it even better. With the Grainger market and Eldon Square nearby its an ideal place to go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside Monument metro station, tourist place one must see,Eldon Square mall opposite & Convenient bus transport!!!

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Thank Balaraman K
Blyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a monument. Good to watch the world go by, if not joined by charvas or vagrents. Sometimes excellent buskers.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument is so tall that you can use it to find your way towards the city center. Is a place that no one should miss if visiting Newcastle upon Tyne.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the city centre, at the end/beginning of Grey Street, you can see the Grey's monument. It's an impressive statue (tall). At the bottom, some 'staircases' are placed where you can take a break from the long walk.

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Thank Golddigger888
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All what you need, shopping, food, fun, Coffee shops, train stations, bus stops. But 5pm everything closed. Nice place and it need many days to see all around.

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Thank Khalifa A
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Heart of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne. Anytime you are visiting of passing by the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, just make all effort to pay a visit to Grey monument , there are a lot of things going on around this particular place that will make your jaw to drop. I love been there all... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I first visited Greys Monument with my father when I was about 6 years old. How ever I got the chance to visit it again in July 2016 when Newcastle City Council opened it up to the public by booking. There are 164 steps to the viewing area but it is well worth the hike. Once at the top you... More 

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GeordieSez, Chair 2016 Newcastle City Guides at Grey's Monument, responded to this review

On behalf of the City Guides we are pleased you enjoyed your visit and a chance to take in the views of the city and surrounding areas. We are always fully booked for our openings and as volunteers are proud of the fact that we have been able to show off the city to hundreds of visitors and residents. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Grey's Monument is a famous attraction in Newcastle, it is for Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838 in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. This column is in the heart of city centre & all the road lead you to it. It is a good place to sit or drink coffee or eat ice cream.in my opinion,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Greys monument is an amazing sculpture to see and is very easy to find as you cannot miss it! There are also many bars and cafes nearby so there is many places for you to sit down and relax and to enjoy the view. I would really recommend to go at christmas as there is a market all around the... More 

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