London Photo Tours for Visitors

Victoria Tower Gardens

Situated next to the Palace of Westminster just past the Victoria Tower - you often see TV. interviews with politicians here. This is the place to go when you ae tired from walking around - you can sit down on a seat and look out over the river Thames and also get a good view of the London Eye. There is nowhere to get refreshments in the immediate area.

Emmeline Pankhurst: (1858-1928) - leader of the Suffragette movement in Britain.





Statue by A J Walker 1930 - at the entrance to Victoria Tower Gardens. Emmeline's right hand indicates the way into parliament just behind her.











The Burghers of Calais by Auguste Rodin - 1908.


Burghers of Calais Victoria Tower Gardens London

This is one of many verison of the Burghers of Calais by Rodin - this one in London is on a high plinth - Rodin wanted them at ground level to be among the crowd which make perfect sense of the subject matter: the one in Calais is lower.




Nearest Tube: Westminster - go anti-clockwise around Houses of Parliament to get to the gardens.