Admiralty Arch

Admiralty Arch
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Address:
Admiralty Arch, Trafalgar Square

Getting to Admiralty Arch

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Buses:
3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 11, 15, 23, 24, 29, 87, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176, 453 – London bus prices
Trains:
Charing Cross BKL NRN, Embankment BKL CRC DSC NRN, Leicester Square NRN PCL, Piccadilly Circus BKL PCL, Westminster CRC DSC JUB
The nearest train station to Admiralty Arch is Charing Cross
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Craig’s London blog> Read Craig’s review of Admiralty Arch  Check out my London blog for a full review, with a video. Feel free to ask me a question about Admiralty Arch

Admiralty Arch continues the naval theme that dominates Trafalgar Square. It takes its name from the Admiralty building to the south.

Although it looks like a monument, it is actually an office building with rooms inside. It was commissioned by King Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria.

The inscription along the top reads: ANNO DECIMO EDWARDI SEPTIMI REGIS VICTORIÆ REGINÆ CIVES GRATISSIMI MDCCCCX, which is Latin for In the tenth year of King Edward VII, to Queen Victoria, from most grateful citizens, 1910.

 
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> Craig’s review of Admiralty Arch – “I didn't fancy going anywhere big today so I just took a few photographs of Admiralty Arch and the Cenotaph. There's not a lot you can say about Admiralty Arch really. It's just a big arch. Well, that's not quite right -- it's three arches. Or three arches and two piddly little arches off to the side. So I suppose it's three arches plus two half arches which makes fo… continued”

If you enjoy this then try: Horse Guards (you can walk it in less than 3 mins); The Mall (you can walk it in 6 mins); Nelson’s Column (you can walk it in less than 2 mins) and Trafalgar Square (you can walk it in less than 3 mins).

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