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Boadicea Monument

Westminster Bridge, London, England
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Worth a brief stop

Not necessarily a major draw in the Westminster area with so much else to do and see and around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edward W
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Toronto, Canada
Often overlooked, but worth pausing to look

I remember seeing this statue when I was a kid and being told about its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beeper53
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average13%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not necessarily a major draw in the Westminster area with so much else to do and see and around, but it is worth stopping for a moment to check out the statue when crossing Westminster Bridge.

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember seeing this statue when I was a kid and being told about its significance. Unfortunately, these days it is usually overlooked by tourists who are obsessed with taking selfies with the London Eye or the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben). Next time you are...More

Thank Beeper53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boadicea and her Daughters is a bronze sculptural located at the western end of Westminster Bridge with Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament across from it. Boadicea was Queen of the Celtic Iceni tribe who died AD 61 after leading an uprising in Roman...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always thought that this was a statue to the warrior Queen herself, bur apparently it's more to commemorating the Boudiccan Rebellion by the British Celtic Tribe, the Iceni, against the Romans. It's a massive sculpture full of action and power, just like the lady...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Boadicea Monument commemorates Queen Boadicea who resisted the Romans during the first century AD. good, dynamic sculpture overlooking the Palace of Westminster.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have described this and its significance in previous reviews. Being here the day after 22nd March added poignancy to my visit and this very martial sculpture had some memorial flowers at the base of its large plinth. I have posted a number of photographs...More

2  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Knowing the significance of monuments enhances your visit. Boudicea "The Warrior" Queen Iceni was born in 8 a.d. and died fighting Nero's Roman army in 60 a.d. She is considered Great Britain's 1st Hero. I have been doing my geneology and found that Boudicea is...More

1  Thank preterist
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were in London and were crossing the Westminster Bridge. We found this statue at the end of the bridge. It is a very busy area with traffic, so it is difficult to get a nice view of the very detailed statue. The statue represents...More

1  Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful statue with an important part of Britain's history to tell. Boadicea was a queen who succeeded her husband and bravely led a revolt against the Romans after she had been public beaten and her daughters raped by Roman soldiers however the revolt was...More

1  Thank Amin A
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is nice but difficult to appreciate as its such a very busy area. Beware of pickpockets!!! Good views if big ben and parliament from here. You can get a cruise from this area too.

Thank streakey
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