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We stumbled onto this monument while trying to walk through the park to the Royal Albert Hall. So hard to miss! Almost ostentatious - but still very beautiful. Strangely, no one was really looking at it - everyone in a hurry walking by, so it...More
On a morning walk to Hyde Park we came to the Albert Memorial. This is a very large and complex memorial that commemorates Albert and his influences on the empire. Wished we would have been around for the docent led tour that happens once a...More
I’ve never really paid much attention to this memorial when passing it previously, but having been attracted by the gleaming pinnacle when walking to our hotel through the park on arrival, I decided to have a proper look on the return walk to the station...More
This is an extremely tall, impressive memorial at the south end of Hyde Park. It's really immense, and helps to convey the enormous love Victoria had for Albert.
This city is filled with monuments and memorials. this is especially impressive and worth seeing,
One of the purposes of nearby Victoria and Albert Museum was to educate the public in good taste. The taste displayed in Albert Memorial is questionable to say the least. Still, it is fun to walk by and look at the overloaded monument. Brings out...More
This monument in Kensington Garden is rally hard to miss and is a great way to show love for Queen Victoria’s true love. The golden statue atop a high platform is very eye catching. Well worth some time.
This thing is HUGE!!! Located in Hyde Park across the street from Royal Albert Hall, it's pretty hard to miss. There's a small cafe nearby that serves coffee, ice cream and other non-alcoholic drinks like bottled water and San Pellegrino. We sat here for a...More
When millions of tourists want to shop 'til they drop, they do it along Brompton Road and its boutique-lined tributaries, including the world-renowned Harrods. And when millionaires want to flaunt what they've already got, many of them find Knightsbridge and Belgravia the perfect place to do so, often behind stately mansion walls or down quiet private mews. Delve beyond the ultra-luxe exterior and you'll find some of this
city's cosiest pubs, quiet gardens, and all sorts of indie retailers and enterprises worth a short exercise in spontaneous window shopping. For those looking to take a break from shopping, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and some of the city's most popular museums are nearby.