Nearest station to Albert Memorial

South Kensington station

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The nearest train station to Albert Memorial is South Kensington
South Kensington is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

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Train fares from South Kensington

Adult train fares in London
South Kensington is in fare zone 1 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 only £4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-3 £4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 1-4 £5.90 £3.90 £2.80 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 1-5 £5.90 £4.70 £3.10 £12 £12
Zones 1-6 £6 £5.10 £3.10 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 1-7 £7.40 £5.60 £4 £14 £12.90
Zones 1-8 £8.50 £6.90 £4 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 1-9 £8.50 £7 £4.10 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

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Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster, Visitor Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

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  • Admin – “Have you ever visited the albert memorial? What did you think of it? Let other people know by posting your photos and writing a little review.”
  • Craig – “[.] The albert memorial is probably the best memorial in London, but funnily enough it's also the least well-known. Everyone has heard of nelson's column, cleopatra's needle and marble arch, but ask someone about prince albert's marker and the odds are they won't have a clue. But look at it! How can you forget something like that. The whole thing is massive. It's 175 feet tall -- that's taller than nelson's column. (That fact is actually a little hard to believe when you're standing underneath the albert memorial, but it's definitely true -- nelson's column is six feet shorter.) Unfortunately they dont let you pass the golden gates but you can still get a Decent view from twenty feet away. A massive marble mosiac runs around the bottom edge with figures in togas holding scripts and things like that. It reminds me a little bit of the elgin marbles in the british museum. And at each of the four corners is a massive statues comemmorating the continents -- africa, asia, america and europe. The seated figure of prince albert must be twenty foot tall at least, and gilded all over in gold -- a bit like that bird who died in goldfinger. And surrounding that is a four-poster bed like structure rising up to a point, with gilded mosaics of angels and saints looking down on the gawping tourists. These are reminiscent of the ones in westminster cathedral. And then you've got another set of golden statues on top of that, before it tapers out somewhere near the clouds. When I die, this is how I want to be remembered. With a monument Decked out from top to toe with marble mosaics, porcelain white statues and a golden figure of me looking out the middle.”

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> Craig’s review of Albert Memorial – “I wonder how we're going to be remembered when we die? Probably not with a 176 foot memorial. We'll just be a dog-eared photo at the back of someone's school album -- one of those pictures that have slipped out behind the crumpled-up carrier bags under the stairs. We mere mortals only have a choice of two memorials when we die: a gravestone covered in weeds, or a phot… continued”

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