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Duke of Wellington Statue

94 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3AQ, Scotland
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An iron statue of the Duke of Wellington.
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94 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3AQ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

on a 'off n on' bus we passed this statue.... in front of a museum of modern art... fun to see ... loved it...

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We look for him each visit. He is always there wearing his orange traffic cone. This is an institution attraction in Glasgow at George Square. This area is filled with restaurants and pubs, a center square for gatherings and people watching. It is a safe...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue has always had a cone on its head as long as i can remember as a kid and has become a standard part of the statue, a popular attraction and highest for some tourists many stop here to take a picture with it,...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend any time in Glasgow and you will pass this. Not impressed at all. I get it, it just tries too hard to be clever. The statue and building front could have been much better. Just looks cheesy.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an iconic statue and should be added to the "a guy in the pub told me" story of what a horse statue means when a leg is raised... when it has a cone, you're in Glasgow my lad!

Thank Redheaded83
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a highlight for many tourists recommended for a selfie if you come to glasgow to take in some sights!!

Thank Alastair E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the hat on the statue, and am so sorry when it is periodically removed! It's fun, and very Glasgow - great!

Thank Greebo1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok so it's a statue with a bollard on it's head, also a great meme on the dreaded Facebook look it up! He is resplendent in front of the GOMA (Gallery of Modern Art) which has a great wee veggie cafe on the lower floors....More

Thank Pyewakkyt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This statue has become quite famous for the picture of a traffic cone on his head... so it seems the statue is now a constant source of challenge to place other hats on his head. He was wearing a unicorn hat the day I went...More

Thank jak-2008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course this iconic statue is a must see as it has made it's way into so much of image of Glasgow. The history and it's presence in front of the now Modern Art Museum are a special story.

Thank TTexasTom
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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