Albert Memorial

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6 expert recommendations



This gleaming, neo-Gothic shrine to Prince Albert created by Sir Gilbert Scott epitomizes the Victorian era. Full review →


Frommer's 35

Victorian high-mindedness in stone. At the center, as if on an altar, is Albert himself, gleaming in gold. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

An eye-opening blend of mosaic, gold leaf, marble and Victorian bombast, the renovated monument is topped with a crucifix. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

Situated in Kensington Gardens, this memorial in the form of a neo-Gothic spire enriched with mosaics and 32 m high was designed by the architect Gilbert Scott (1872). Full review →


Not For Tourists

The shiniest balding head in town. Full review →


Time Out

Created by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the memorial centres around a gilded Albert holding a catalogue of the 1851 Great Exhibition. Full review →

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