Queen Victoria's memorial to her beloved husband, Albert, warrants a visit from all. Sir Gilbert Scott designed the folly ... More
Queen Victoria's memorial to her beloved husband, Albert, warrants a visit from all. Sir Gilbert Scott designed the folly in 1872, and Queen Victoria unveiled it in 1876. Prince Albert sits on his throne holding the catalog of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Beneath him lie sculptures of the museums, colleges, and institutions that he inspired, as well as marble statues of animals representing the different continents. Allegorical figures of Agriculture, Commerce, Manufacture and Engineering also adorn the memorial. The Albert Memorial is especially beautiful when shining in the glow of the evening sun or when lit up at night. You'll find it at the southernmost part of Hyde Park , along the stretch of road known as Kensington Gore, opposite the Royal Albert Hall .
The Albert Memorial is an exquisite monument in the Kensington area. It's quite tall and imposing. The fine details on the monument are impressive, and it's a beautiful sight to admire on your way around London.
An oasis of tranquility in central London, Hyde Park, together with Kensington Gardens to the west, is the largest of
the three royal parks. On the north east side is Speaker's Corner , a traditional haven of free speech. ...
A 12 foot (4 meter) sculpture of Albert Einstein is seated on a bench in front of the National Academy
of Sciences. The sculpture, by Robert Berk, is done in the same style as the artist's famous bust of ...
Fire Brigade Museum is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of fire fighting equipment and memorabilia in existence.
The Fire Brigade Museum aims to chart the history of the fire brigade from the Great Fire of London ...