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Duke of Wellington Statue

94 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3AQ, Scotland
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94 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3AQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now a world legend and so it should be. A must see for everyone who visits our unique city. Cameras are always at the ready

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 1 week ago

not sure why the Duke of Welling ton is in Glasgow but guess he had a lot of Scots in his army. Both the Duke and Copenhagen had cones on thier heads when we visited.

Thank weekender79584
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right outside the art gallery, this statue is well known here. Right in the city centre surrounded by pubs, cafes and restaurants. People put cones on its head or climb on it drunk. Scottish humor.

Thank Fannyaroundtheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

don't understand why this became a symbol of the people - other than the drunken habit of putting a cone on wellington's head and the facebook campaign to stop the council removing his cone hat. it has now become permanent

Thank somoslagente
Reviewed 1 week ago

The traffic cone has been on Wellingtons head for so many years that the Police now turn the proverbial 'blind eye' to the perpetrators. Harmless fun of course and it has even caught-on in other parts of the city.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the usualy funy thing that have been to staues in many british city wil always make the great phot of avisit

Thank garykh58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The traffic cones are quite funny, and have a history too. Earlier reviewers have said it would just be another statue if it weren't for the traffic cone(s). They are right, good humored Scots.

Thank Brian50Edmonton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The traffic cones and their history makes sense of Scots! Well done folks! It is great to see people are having in their lives!

Thank Marius S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good quality piece of art work with the fun addition of one, or two traffic cones. Well placed outside the museum of modern art.

1  Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right outside the art gallery, this monument has lot's of history which you can aquire on the internet or the visitor centre. Right in the city centre surrounded by pubs, cafes and restaurants. Just a short walk into Buchanan Street where most of the high...More

2  Thank Keith J
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denis r
Why was this statue erected in the first place. What is the significance of Wellington to the Glasgow people
11 February 2015|
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Response from Tammie663 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly have no idea why there is a statue of the Duke of Wellington in Glasgow. But, it is on the 'must see' list and was on our tour of the city. About a block away is a lovely city park full of statues of more famous... More