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Equestrian Statue of George IV

Trafalgar Square, London, England
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A Huge & Impressive Statue

I am a regular visitor to London & I decided on a recent visit for Armistice Day to walk & take in... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
places2seeplaces2go
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Statue on horseback

This bronze statue of George IV in Trafalgar Square depicts the King dressed in ancient Roman... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 Nov 2017
“A Huge & Impressive Statue”
18 May 2017
“Statue on horseback”
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Trafalgar Square, London, England
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I am a regular visitor to London & I decided on a recent visit for Armistice Day to walk & take in more detail the various statues & memorials of our famous politicians & war hero's. This statue is huge & incredibly impressive to look...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This bronze statue of George IV in Trafalgar Square depicts the King dressed in ancient Roman attire and riding bareback. It was originally designed to sit on top of Marble Arch but was placed in its current position temporarily following the King's death. However, it...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

One of the status that are part of the famous Trafalgar Square.. Adding a nice angle to the whole square

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

An imposing sculpture in one of the most famous squares in the World that again commemorates Londons grear historical past

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The statue was intended to be placed on top of Marble Arch; however, following his death it was placed on an empty plinth on Trafalgar Square. Unfortunately for any statue placed on any of the four Trafalgar Square plinths, it is often ignored due to...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

The statue was designed by Sir Francis Chantrey in 1828 and was planned to stand on the top of the Marble Arch at the entrance of the Buckingham Palace. The King suddenly died two years later and the statue was temporarily placed here at the...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Erected in 1843, this statue was to go on top of Marble Arch as a gateway to Buckingham Palace but placed here after the Kings death and not moved since An imposing statue of great historical importance and value to the Capital City - showing...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2016

King George IV died unexpectedly in 1830 and this over life-sized bronze was meant for the the arch at Buckingham. This location at Trafalgar Square was meant to be temporary, yet here he still sits atop his horse dressed in a Roman cloak. There are...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This statue of King George IV stands beautifully in Trafalgar adding to the splendour of the square. It's a truly beautiful statue of the handsome dignified king in Roman attire on a horse without a saddle. Splendid sculpture!

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

We visited Trafalgar Square on a number of different occasions during our stay in London. Several times, we sat and ate our lunch in the square. This provided us with good opportunities to sit and take in the various sights around the square. One of...More

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esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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