Royal Albert Hall

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations



Best-known as the venue for the annual July–September BBC Promenade Concerts—the "Proms"—with bargain-price standing... tickets sold on the night of the concert. Full review →


Frommer's 33

In addition to being a great concert venue, the Royal Albert is also one of London’s great landmarks, and you don’t need a seat to enjoy it. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Built in 1871, this huge, domed, red-brick amphitheatre, adorned with a frieze of Minton tiles, is Britain’s most famous concert venue and home to the BBC’s Promenade Concerts. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

A Victorian creation but in the Italian Renaissance style, the Albert Hall (1867 to 1871) is brick built with a terracotta frieze bringing to mind the triumph of Art and Literature and a metal Dome. Full review →


Not For Tourists

One stunner of a music hall, inside and out. Full review →


Time Out

Built as a memorial to Queen Victoria's husband in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall's vast rotunda was once described by the monarch as looking like 'the British constitution'. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Established in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall fulfilled Prince Albert’s vision for a central hall to promote the arts and sciences. Full review →

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