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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 2 weeks ago

An elaborate memorial, opened in 1872, commemorating the death of Prince Albert. So much detail! (Too much detail?) Victoria undoubtedly loved Albert! At the four corners of the memorial, the beautiful marble figures representing Africa, America, Asia and Europe are worth looking at on their...More

1  Thank Fran727
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably the best monument I've ever seen. I could've watched it for hours, and it had so many great details worth seeing, but unfortunately I couldn't spend all day there. There's also plenty of museums nearby and The Royal Albert Hall is just...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks 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

1  Thank pasowine
Reviewed 30 October 2018 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

1  Thank Alan4B
Reviewed 26 October 2018 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

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Reviewed 21 October 2018

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,

1  Thank JoeNathan9249
Reviewed 19 October 2018

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 15 October 2018

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

1  Thank janettolipani
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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 12 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.

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