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Albert Memorial

Princes Gate | Kensington Gore, London W8, England
+44 20 7495 0916
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This gigantic bejeweled shrine protects the gilt bronze sculpture of Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, which was designed and executed after the Prince Consort's death in 1861.
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Princes Gate | Kensington Gore, London W8, England
Kensington and Hyde Park
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you ever have the chance to find yourself in London on a sunny day, this is the place you want to spend a few hours. People playing games on the beautiful grass, reading books, having a picnic, etc. If you go by your self...More

Thank Andrés V
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Albert Memorial (1872) was the endpoint of a long and meandering walk through Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. We didn’t quite know what to make of this huge Gothic Revival memorial Queen Victoria had made in memory of her husband Albert, who died of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A few minutes at the memorial on a tour of Kensington Gardens is well worthwhile. The gold was brilliant in the sunshine on our visit.

Thank Rob G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magnificently ostentatious monument of the the prince consort, commissioned by his grieving wife Queen Victoria, a must see.😎

Thank Steve57C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sited opposite the Royal Albert Hall, in Kensington Gardens, is the imposing monument to love, in the form of Prince Albert. Following a major and pricey clean-up the whole structure, and the gilt Albert look as new.Well worth a look when attending for a concert.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Queen Victoria's tribute memorial to her beloved Prince Albert is simply stunning. It's ostentatious and gilt and quite grand. No matter which side of it you look at, you are awed by the complexity and obvious care that must have gone into it. I was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It looks like someone has troubled to give 'uncle' Albert a new lease of life and it's all the better for it. If you visit the Royal Albert Hall opposite it's certainly worth a stroll over the road.

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A monument which is not scared of measures! Just huge, absolutely impressive. One of the best surprises London is keeping for you.

1  Thank Davide G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a splendid architectural masterpiece recognizing the greatness of the Victorian reign. Very spectacular sight that draws the crowds for photographers.

1  Thank allanriley9
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The work, craftsmanship and level of intricate detail on this monument and sculpture are just breathtaking. Worth seeing.

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