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Wellington Arch, London

(3.9/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Set in the heart of Royal London at Hyde Park Corner, Wellington Arch is a landmark for Londoners and visitors alike and a great addition to a memorable day out in London. The balconies also offer unique views across London and of the Household Cavalry, passing beneath on their way to and from the Changing of the Guard at Horse Guards Parade every morning. It was originally commissioned as a grand outer entrance to Buckingham Palace and moved to its present site in 1882.
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  • This arch is located near Hyde Park and Green Park so you can tick this item easily off your list of things to see when in London. It is also free which is great, like many of the attractions in this ...  more »
  • We climbed the stairs but had a disappointing view - really wasn't the lookout I thought it could be we just saw roads and lots of tree tops and could just work out the top of the London eye and the s...  more »
  • This is a wonderful Arch that if one looks up close one will see the great designs that have been made in such detail One can even go inside and up to the top of the Arch which gives a great view - an...  more »
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  • A quick visit is all you need. There is a neat memorial to the left of it with white crosses on the top. Great to see!
  • The entry is included in the London Pass so we went atop of the arch. You getca nice view from up there but nothing extraordinary.
  • Nice place to sit down and kill some time. The sun can be a bit harsh if it's out.
  • Beautiful and stunning. A must see when in London.
  • Just like in every big city, got to have an arch.