Opposite the Royal Albert Hall in the Hyde Park thrones this impressive golden memorial to Prince Albert.
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We came across this impressive memorial to Prince Albert while visiting Kensington Gardens. It is a huge statue covered in gold leaf with intricate detail. Apparently, this memorial was built at a cost of £150,000 in 1862 and the refurbishment in 1990 cost much more....More
I did a double take when glancing toward the Albert Memorial--the original gold leaf is back, following extensive structural and artistic restoration work over the last 20 years. The statue of Albert had been painted black for longer than my lifetime, but now it glitters...More
Situated across the road from the Albert Hall - this is a stunning memorial erected by Queen Victoria for her much loved husband Albert. It is very ornate and the gold glitters in the light.
This is an amazing sight sitting opposite the Royal Albert Hall. All non-pc references to Empire and gilt and it should be out of place in a modern city. However, it is perfect and a must see. It is interesting to compare it with the...More
Very dull drizzly day in London and everything a bit grey. But even in the rain this looked impressive. With it's fully renovated gold leaf. True there isn't much information about it and there are signs for a tour which seem expensive, but isn't that...More
To see this huge tribute monument restored and maintained to its original splendour is most satisfying. Although it can be seen clearly from the road, do take time to walk the short distance to it, and appreciate its size and mysteries.
True love in stone and metal: Queen Victoria had this memorial erected in honor of her late husband, Prince Albert. It is very detailed and beautiful.