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Admiralty Arch

Admiralty Arch The Mall | Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH, England
+44 20 7276 1800
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This quintuple-arched ceremonial gateway, designed in 1910 by Sir Aston Webb, serves as an elegant passageway from Trafalgar Square towards Buckingham Palace.
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Admiralty Arch The Mall | Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH, England
St. James's
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"trafalgar square"
in 62 reviews
"queen victoria"
in 12 reviews
"impressive building"
in 9 reviews
"victoria memorial"
in 3 reviews
"edward vii"
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"focal point"
in 2 reviews
"pall mall"
in 2 reviews
"nelson's column"
in 3 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 2 reviews
"government"
in 9 reviews
"ceremonies"
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"commissioned"
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"palace"
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"edifice"
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"majestic"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes this is a wonderful piece of British history here in trafalgar square that cannot be missed if you are in the square and so great for photography if you are a tourist and so great to see the detail

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a superlative piece of architecture from a gone by era, first class British workmanship at its very best. ✅

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This is the entrance to The Mall. You can access it just off Trafalgar Square. The arches are stunning and definitely worth a walk through. The size of them is impressive and, when you’re part way down The Mall and look back, it’s a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Really good to see,you can actually feel the history,awesome place,they really keep everything priceless. A must see.

Thank coen_12
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This is like the front gate in visiting the queen. Admiralty is a most impressive building in its own right but also the start of going down the mall.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The Arch was constructed at the beginning of the twentieth century, being one of the buildings originally erected as part of the memorial to Queen Victoria. As the name implies, it was the base for the Admiralty up until the 1990’s. However, the impressive gateway...More

Thank bsandrs
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a lovely impressive Arch to the East of Trafalgar Square. You cannot go inside but you can walk through it. When you walk through you'll be on The Mall (which leads directly to Buckingham Palace). Probably easiest to take a photo from the...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent piece of architecture but because it’s still used for functional government, you can’t go inside but I’m sure it’s got amazing views.

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

A Reminder of Glory Days long past ! Sad to see the traffic barriers now in place to restrict the idiots but a real example of the old majesty and a pretty impressive Arch it must be said !

Thank Skeney57
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

A very Impressive arch, just in perfect scale for Trafalgar Square. Take a few minutes to look at it when wandering down The Mall. From the Trafalgar Square side it is just as good when lit up at night. If you want to take a...More

Thank Colin D
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