Monument to the Great Fire of London

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Place To See


Column commemorating the great fire of London that destroyed the city in 1666.

Insider Tip

Children get a certificate for walking up (and down) the 311 steps.

Atlas Obscura
The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.  View full review from Atlas Obscura
Lonely Planet
Sir Christopher Wren 1677 column, known simply as the Monument, is a memorial to the Great Fire of London of 1666, whose impact on London’s history cannot be overstated. View full review from Lonely Planet
The view of the City from the top is spectacular, but if climbing the 311 steps seems too arduous, you can watch a live view relayed on a screen at the entrance. View full review from Fodor's
Address: Fish St Hill, London EC3R 8AH, UK
Phone: +44 20 7403 3761
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