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Admiralty Arch

The Mall | Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH, England
+44 20 7276 1800
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This quintuple-arched ceremonial gateway, designed in 1910 by Sir Aston Webb, serves as an elegant passageway from Trafalgar Square towards Buckingham Palace.
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The Mall | Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH, England
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The Mall | Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH, England
+44 20 7276 1800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stunning piece of architectural history in central London. Bang on the edge of Trafalgar Square in London. Lovely

Thank TartanWanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely arch, located at the end of the Mall. While it takes only a minute or two to appreciate it, it's still worthwhile walking under it and examine it from both sides.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The arch is impressive but the location with 2 lanes of busy traffic passing through makes it difficult to fully enjoy. It does offer a nice view down to Buckingham palace but as another review has said the traffic barriers are also a bit of...More

Thank Sujata410
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Admiralty Arch is an impressive "Arch" that is at the start of The Mall (Trafalgar Square end) and then links through to Buckingham Palace. It architecturally very impressive & is worth stopping to look at it rather than just walking through. From what I understand...More

Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We have always admired Admiralty Arch and have always made a point of going to see this splendid structure during each of our stays in London. While enjoying our most recent visit to this grand city, we made a point of once again venturing to...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 4 October 2017

What can you expect of a Building which straddles the main thoroughfare to Buckingham Palace, and is on the edge of the site of Nelson's Column? Something Grand of course. Admiralty Arch is certainly Grand. However it is easy to forget it and just walk...More

Thank APCMann
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Commissioned by Edward VII to commemorate the reign of Queen Victoria this building from 1912 is so impressive. It leads from The Mall, the other end of The Mall being Buckingham Palace, through to Trafalgar square and surprisingly is still a main thoroughfare for traffic.

Thank KS&HC
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is one of London's famous places, but there is nothing to do there other than take some pictures.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Admiralty Arch is a huge building near to Trafalgar Square with archway roads giving access to the mall and is a Grade I listed building. It was built in honour of Queen Victoria. It was used as a government building Untill it was sold to...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Effectively between Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace, you'll pass through Admiralty Arch when entering the Mall to walk down towards Buckingham Palace. Certainly an impressive bit of architecture - nothing to rival it in Australia (where I come from)! Don't miss it. On second thoughts,...More

Thank seagullrob
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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