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Albert Memorial

Princes Gate | Kensington Gore, London W8, England
+44 20 7495 0916
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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
Kensington and Hyde Park
+44 20 7495 0916
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Opposite the Royal Albert Hall in the Hyde Park thrones this impressive golden memorial to Prince Albert.

Thank es-travler
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful memorial in memory of Prince Albert. Stunning attention to detail with fantastic sculptures on the four corners.

Thank Xanlyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Beeper53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank McGoo24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive but unknown to me why. Someone said consort to queen Victoria. Wow what permanent memories the wealthy can afford

Thank 4frtravelling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank WorldTravelOne
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