New Zealand Monument
Dominating the green space throttled by the Hyde Park Corner roundabout, this imposing neoclassical 1826 arch originally faced the Hyde...
This stunning house, containing exhibits about the Duke of Wellington, was once the first building to appear when entering London from...
Australian War Memorial
Just southwest of Wellington Arch is the grey-green granite sweep of the Australian War Memorial , erected in 2004, which commemorates...
Galvin at Windows
This swish bar on the edge of Hyde Park opens onto stunning views, especially at dusk. Cocktail prices reach similar heights (£11.50 to...
You’ll have to book a month in advance to eat here (or resign yourself to 6pm or 10pm if you book just a few days before), but you’ll...
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New Zealand Monument information
The simple yet evocative New Zealand Monument , erected in 2006, consists of 16 cross-shaped bronze ‘standards’ set out on a grassy slope. Standards 1 to 10 are adorned with text and reliefs and each has a theme (flag bearer, army, Maori at war, the forest); standards 11 to 16 form the Southern Cross constellation.