Cleopatras Needle

Cleopatras Needle in London
An obelisk and sphinx statues brought from Egypt in 1878 to commemorate the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte.

One of a pair, the other is in Central Park in New York. There is some damage to one of the Sphynx and a plaque in remebrance of the first night bombing by German Gotha aircraft in the first world war.

Nearest stations:
UG: Embankment 0.2km
OG: London Charing Cross 0.29km
UG: Charing Cross 0.49km

Opening Times:
Public access to the area is always open.

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