The Monument

monumenytThe Monument is one of the City of London’s most outstanding landmarks, and is the tallest free-standing stone column in the world!!  Built in 1677, the Monument stands 202 ft high and is positioned 202 ft from the spot in Pudding Lane on which the Great Fire of London is believed to have started.

The Robot suggests:

  • Climb the 311 spiral steps to the observation gallery and see views across London.

By train:
London Bridge, Fenchurch Street or Tower Gateway DLR stations

By underground:
Monument (District & Circle); London Bridge (Northern & Jubilee)

By bus:
17, 521, 21, 43, 133, 141, 48, 149

Opening times:
Daily: 09.30 – 17.30
Currently closed until early 2009


The Monument is located at the junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill (Map)

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