The Albert Memorial was commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her husband Prince Albert and was completed in 1872. The memorial was designed by George Gilbert Scott and is 54m tall.
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The Albert Memorial
Kensington GardensLondonW2 4NJ
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Top 5 reviews of The Albert Memorial
Quite an interesting structure and monument located in the Kensington Gardens area. If you walk thru Kensington Gardens it's quite hard to miss as it resides south of the Gardens. It's plated in gold and probably the tallest structure in the area. It makes for a good photo if you love monuments. In addition, directly across the street from the memorial is the Great Albert Hall. The monument... more
A historical memorial that has become a popular famous tourist attraction.
The Albert Memorial is located in Kensington Gardens across from the Royal Albert Hall. It was to commemorate the death of Prince Albert in 1861, who died of typhoid fever at 42. Designed by George Gilbert Scott, it is one of London's most ornate and grand high-Victorian gothic monuments. It was unveiled in 1872. It... more
The Prince Albert Memorial looks like it needs some love. I wouldn't view it as a destination in of itself, unless you're a total fangirl/boy for Mr Albert, but it's a pretty cool stop if you're visiting Kensington Gardens.
Not all the Yelp photos do it justice it but it's pretty darn huge. You really can't miss it. If you're lucky like I was, it will be a Sunny London day and you'll witness... more
Shiny gold tribute to King Albert, across from the Albert Hall (imagine that!), on the edge of Hyde Park in London.
Walking or running or biking around (huge) Hyde Park, the Albert Memorial also serves to orient yourself. And...all that shiny gold makes for a nice photo! more
I often run down here and marvel at this. Very peaceful early in the morning. The cost of this must have been incredibly indulgent at the time but that make s me wonder at this even more. You'll only look at this for a few minutes before wandering off to see the rest of Hyde Park or maybe check out the Albert Hall. more