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Albert Memorial

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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Alan4B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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,

Thank JoeNathan9249
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is located behind the albert hall and within the kensington gardenss. A golden statue to show the queen's love for prince albert. nice to walk in the park and admire the statue.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and large memorial just inside Kensington Park across from Albert Hall (partially coved by scaffolds). Must see if your in the area.

Thank janettolipani
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Arn E
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 10 October 2018

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

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is a very impressive memorial and it is clear that a lot of money was spent on it given the intricacy of its design.

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