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Boadicea Monument

Westminster Bridge, London, England
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Dynamic sculpture

Boadicea Monument commemorates Queen Boadicea who resisted the Romans during the first century AD... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
Magnificent monument.

I have described this and its significance in previous reviews. Being here the day after 22nd... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
WMIM
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Boadicea Monument commemorates Queen Boadicea who resisted the Romans during the first century AD. good, dynamic sculpture overlooking the Palace of Westminster.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have described this and its significance in previous reviews. Being here the day after 22nd March added poignancy to my visit and this very martial sculpture had some memorial flowers at the base of its large plinth. I have posted a number of photographs...More

2  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Knowing the significance of monuments enhances your visit. Boudicea "The Warrior" Queen Iceni was born in 8 a.d. and died fighting Nero's Roman army in 60 a.d. She is considered Great Britain's 1st Hero. I have been doing my geneology and found that Boudicea is...More

1  Thank preterist
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were in London and were crossing the Westminster Bridge. We found this statue at the end of the bridge. It is a very busy area with traffic, so it is difficult to get a nice view of the very detailed statue. The statue represents...More

1  Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful statue with an important part of Britain's history to tell. Boadicea was a queen who succeeded her husband and bravely led a revolt against the Romans after she had been public beaten and her daughters raped by Roman soldiers however the revolt was...More

1  Thank Amin A
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is nice but difficult to appreciate as its such a very busy area. Beware of pickpockets!!! Good views if big ben and parliament from here. You can get a cruise from this area too.

Thank streakey
Reviewed 23 October 2016

One of the best statues in London, often missed by people looking to take pictures of Big Ben or walk along Westminster Bridge as quick as possible to get to the London Eye; the souvenir shop does not help either.

Thank RWandSW
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Boadicea Monument is situated at the end of Westminster Bridge, almost opposite Big Ben. It depicts Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni tribe, heroically riding in her scythed chariot during her campaign against the Romans around AD61. The monument is a very powerful image of...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Boadicea was the Queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe who was leading the resistance to the occupation by the Roman Empire. This remarkable monument close to the Westminster Pier, showing her with the two daughters, is a work of Thomas Thornycroft and was erected...More

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 31 August 2016

What a sight when you disembark from the Thames Clipper. Right next to you is this magnificent work of art which captures Boadicea's might and charisma. If you frame the photo of it well, you get Big Ben in the picture too. Just about one...More

1  Thank Bronwen L
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