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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 3 days ago

Albert memorial is one of many structures built by his wife Queen Victoria to memorize his name after his sudden death. It is located in the Hyde Park opposite to another monument for him, Albert Hall. It has beautiful statues in its corners symbolizing four...More

Thank OsamaDaoud
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I visited the Royal Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens on April 7th, 2017. Commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1872 AD -- the statue of Albert seated in 1875 -- in memory of the passing of her husband Prince Albert. Created in the...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 5 days ago

After visiting Kensington Palace, we walked thru the Kensington Gardens to the monument that honors Prince Albert. This is a very large and ornate memorial. The day we were there they were powerwashing the monument. It is near the Royal Albert Hall and the Victoria...More

Thank Trainbook
Reviewed 1 week ago

This memorial is of course showing the husband of a queen. However, it also symbolizes the greatness of the British Empire at that time.

Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and impressive monument to Prince Albert commissioned by his wife, Queen Victoria, located in Kensington Gardens, straight across from the Royal Albert Hall. Suggest combine with Kensington Palace, Kensington Garden, Albert Hall, then over to Natural History (amazing edifice) and the always outstanding Victoria...More

1  Thank Dave_from_MN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually see this memorial lit up in the evening when going to the Royal Albert Hall but walking in Hyde Park I was able to walk round it and see it in detail it is enormous stunning memorial but to see all the details...More

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arriving early for a concert visit to the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gardens and Hyde park are ideal places to sit relax and take in the view or picnic whilst awaiting the main event. Just a stone's throw from the Royal Albert Hall is the...More

Thank ChrisC46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit hyde park at least once per month and this plays always lures me to Albert memorial, its a stunning place, beautiful sculptures and whole monument gives you feeling about the greatness and love Victoria had towards her husband. Its good to read about...More

Thank Marian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since he died during the construction of the Royal Albert Hall they built this in his honor. It is enormous and is just north across the street from Royal Albert Hall. If you are in the area it is worth a stop and is within...More

1  Thank scuba14u
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this memorial while on the way to Kensington palace a great example of Victorian gothic sculpture dedicated to Prince Albert and next to Diana's gardens well worth seeing if in the area

Thank phillip r
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