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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 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to the show Victoria I have started to research more English history and was thrilled when our cab driver made a stop for us to appreciate this eye catching memorial from the sidewalk.

Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this whilst visiting Kensington Palace nearby. The memorial is enormous and really stands out across the road from the Albert Hall. Queen Victoria must have really loved her dear husband, as this memorial to him is breath taking . Visit and see for...More

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Albert Memorial is not far from Kensington Palace and quite conspicuous. The design and artworks are so elaborate and lavish. Lot of photo ops and viewing is free.

Thank VW49
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I do not think you can go to London and Not see the Albert Memorial. It is impressive and represents the Height of Victorian architecture and Symbolism. This was Built at the rising tide of British Imperialism and it shows with India, Africa, and Asia...More

Thank marshmitchell
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Impressive tribute even if you don't know much about the man, but it's certainly prompts you to wiki him and find out who he was, what he did, and why such an elaborate memorial was built (mainly Queen Victoria's deep grief). But what I enjoyed...More

Thank Chang- G
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

...and I saw something on the distance. My wife decided to take a rest (on our way to Kensington Palace), so I took off to see what it was. Well...it was the Albert Memorial. Other reviewers have said it: it is huge, a little bit...More

Thank Huasteco
Reviewed 18 July 2018

If you've studied Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, you absolutely have to see her tribute to him. Its beautiful to walk around the entire thing, and take it all in. V&A museum short walk from here- also a must.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This monument really is spectacular. I stumbled across it by accident and couldn't quite believe what I was seeing. Beautiful, full of detail, huge, not like anything I've seen before. Situated opposite the Royal Albert Hall.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We walked past this on the way to our hotel and marvelled at the sheer scale of it! It is absolutely huge and has some amazing detail. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank roamingtraveller92
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

If you are on the south side of Hyde Park, definitely pass by this beautiful memorial. It is an impressive structure.

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