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Nicely modernised area

Fresh looking now and attractive area, with seating and lots of food choices, excellent fruit market

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah16072013
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
Unusual and spectacular

This is a really unusual and impressive statue for a provincial marketplace. I can only assume it... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
sheepygold
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london
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh looking now and attractive area, with seating and lots of food choices, excellent fruit market

Thank Sarah16072013
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is a really unusual and impressive statue for a provincial marketplace. I can only assume it has been reguilded recently as it looks amazing.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The gilded statue of Queen Anne on the market house in central Kingston is a well known local landmark. The statue is older than the building, having been unveiled in the early 1700s, and placed on the early Victorian market house (previously the town hall)....More

Thank johnnykipps
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a great central meeting point and definitely worth a look when in the town as it has been refurbished and beams out across the marketplace

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Amazing walk and what a statue! Fab spot for photos, shopping and all around. Easy to get to and right in the heart of Kingstonr! Real jewel

Thank so1006
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Start your visit of Kingston at the Market place for a variety of food and snacks. Most other shops lead of from the market place, so you get a good feel of the layout.

Thank gagensl24
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Situated close to the central market in Kingston on Thames stands out in this square.Well maintained and attractive One of the landmarks of this area.

Thank BARRYBE
Reviewed March 21, 2017

This statue is beautifully gilded, but Victoria's attitudes to her colonies was not always a gold plated relationship, particularly to Ireland, her closest colony, where she ignored the famine of the 1840s which resulted in the loss of millions of lives of the poor and...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2017

This statue hung over the open market of Kingston. Recently they did some maintenence works and now has a bright golden colour. Nice to see as it gives a note of Bristish hystory at the area but also a feeling that regime has the control...More

Thank Thanasis S
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Visited the place during market time, so the statue was kind of watching over the place. Gilded statue looks almost gaudy in the otherwise grey environment. For those interested in English history definitely a place to visit.

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