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Wellington Arch, also known as Constitution Arch or (originally) the Green Park Arch, is a triumphal arch forming a centrepiece of Hyde Park Corner in central London between corners of Hyde Park and Green Park — it sits on a large traffic island having crossings for pedestrian access. Built nearby between 1826 and 1830 to a design by Decimus Burton, it was moved to the site in 1882–1883. It once supported an equestrian statue of the 1st Duke of Wellington. Its designers planned a sculpted dark quadriga, an ancient four-horse chariot — which has been mounted on it since 1912.
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Wonderful tour with a great view from the top of the arch! Our guide was absolutely perfect, friendly and informative. Wheelchair accessible. Interesting history and very cool artifacts. Adorable but tiny gift shop, but our favorite souvenirs came from here! Try the Ginger Liquor, yummy!
If you wish to go inside you can buy tickets in a climb to the top and see all the views of the surrounding City. The people inside I'm very willing to tell you the history of the arch and why they replaced the statue on the top. They have a special ticket that you can buy and visit a ton of other places in England within a certain time it's worth doing if you have the time. They sell some special Limited production locally made alcohols only sold in the gift shop they are amazing and well worth it.
Very polite and approachable employees will answer most of questions about the place - always happy to help. Great views from the arch: highly recommended to be there when horse guard goes to or from Buckingham Palace.
Worth a look if you are Apsley House but not that much to see apart from the view. Mostly focused on history of battles between Wellington and Napoleon
Stunning location surrounded by the Australian and New Zealand war memorials. I was lucky enough to attend the Anzac Day Dawn Service there - truly memorable.
This was a great spot to watch the Queens Birthday Fly Past / Fly Over. If you watch from The Mall, the planes will pass directly overhead. But from here yo can see them side on whilst still being very close. Its great cycling through this arch!
Cracking arch. Not much competition around here. No arch-rivals worth mentioning. Apart from maybe Marble Arch of course, but that looks equally isolated and even further from a sensible context. Aside from that you're gonna have to head to Paris to find a noteworthy challenger.
Interesting Waterloo / Wellington exhibition but not much to see in the Arch itself. Good view from the gallery.
A small and probably overlooked attraction. Very interesting and educational. Lovely people staff this place who obviously really love their job. They were very kind to my little bit and made sure he was able to collect all his badges. Very patient. They are a little health and safety conscious on the top teir!
Another monument in London. After staying here and sightseeing for a few days, losing the excitement when I saw any new statues. First day, I would be so excited to take pictures with the monument... but after seeing so many of them, kind o But it is fascinating to see the old (history) and mixed with the new. All the monument are well maintained. You see tourists everywhere in the city. Definitely tourists friendly city. The residents and businesses here are so used to see tourists everyday. They are respectful.