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Cenotaph

Whitehall, London, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As someone who was born after WW2 had ended, but was raised on stories from parents and grandparents, uncles and aunts about how life was during that awful period, it is always a somber moment to be at the Cenotaph. This is where the centre...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This magnificent tribute to our fallen, is an absolute must, on any visit to London, but Remembrance Sunday, it is unbelievable, a sight to behold.

1  Thank ERIC B
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is a rather somber monument, that is somehow overlooked by many tourists. However, it is well worth to stop next to it, pay your respects and continue your stroll in Whitehall.

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I made a point of walking down the entire length of Whitehall to properly pay my respects to the men & women who serve our country and keep us all safe, past, present and future.

1  Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Set off early if you want a good view, we were there just after nine. No one carries out a ceremony like the British. It was very moving. Be prepared for the very loud bang when they set the gun off, it echoes around the...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to London I have driven or walked pass The Cenotaph on several occasions. It is a monument erected in honour of our war heroes. Today's visit though was different as we timed our visit to see the Armistice Day service. We...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I visited on rememberance day to pay my respects. The first time I have been in London on this day so it seemed fitting. Very emotional seeing all the wreaths and people paying homage.

1  Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Attended both Remembrance Day’s service as spectators and then as part of the march past on Remembrance Sunday’s parade! Wow what atmosphere!

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Whitehall is one of our favourite London boulevards and each time that we are staying in the city, we make a point of walking the entire length of Whitehall. During our most recent visit to Whitehall, we again paused at the Cenotaph to pay our...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

In November of every Year, on Remembrance Sunday, the Great and the Good, and Politicians, gather at the Cenotaph to show their appreciation for those members of the United Kingdom's Armed Forces, who have died in conflicts, around the World, over the Years. This Solemn...More

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