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General Charles George Gordon statue

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Instantly Recognisable Statue

Either from books, comics, films or some other media this statue (situated in Whitehall Gardens) of... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
St Albans, United Kingdom
Poignant sculpture

The bronze statue of General Charles George Gordon stands on Victoria Embankment. With one foot... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 Jul 2018
“Instantly Recognisable Statue”
13 Nov 2017
“Chinese Gordon, Pasha Gordon & Gordon of Khartoum or Perhaps Gordon's Wine Bar !!!”
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Either from books, comics, films or some other media this statue (situated in Whitehall Gardens) of Major General Charles George Gordon of Khartoum is instantly recognisable. The rest of his history is also very interesting (although almost all forgotten). One key area was his time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 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. There are statue's everywhere in London & if you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The bronze statue of General Charles George Gordon stands on Victoria Embankment. With one foot resting on a broken cannon, he stands in a pose of relaxed meditation

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This statue is well placed and well done in the respect of its quality and design for a great british hero

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank streakey
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is another great bronze of a hero of the British armed forces that honours this Khartoum Hero as he should be so that the modern scholars and general public can learn about the country's past history

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Major General Charles George Gordon was Major General of the Royal Engineers who died in service of his country at Kartoum. Nice statuary for a fallen hero.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

A sober statue stance of a charitable man located in Victoria Embankment Gardens/Whitehall Gardens, the statue of Major General Charles George Gordon is located in the Victoria Embankment Gardens, which is the garden towards Westminster Pier. He was an Army officer and administrator, who had...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank RWandSW
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