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Queen Victoria's Statue

Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1LU, UK

Sculptures

About Queen Victoria's Statue

The centrepiece of the Piccadilly Esplanade is the over-sized bronze statue of Queen Victoria seated on large throne wearing a lace dress with the Order of Garter. She is holding a sceptre is held in the right hand and an orb in the left. At the top of the throne is a bronze figure of St George fighting the dragon. Six steps lead up to the throne.



Attractions near Queen Victoria's Statue

Greater Manchester Police Museum & Archives0.31km from Queen Victoria's Statue

The Greater Manchester Police Museum is a former police station converted into a museum and archives detailing the history of policing in Greater Manchester, England. The Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives enables you to experience what life was really like for these officers, in what was once a busy Victorian Police Station. You’ll also see how times have changed and how policing has evolved to meet today’s needs.

Manchester Art Gallery0.4km from Queen Victoria's Statue

Manchester City Art Gallery is a publicly owned art museum on Mosley Street in Manchester city centre. It has been at the center of city life for nearly 200 years, created as the Royal Manchester Institution for the Promotion of Literature, Science and the Arts, and has been proudly part of Manchester City Council since 1882.  The gallery is for and of the people of Manchester. It houses many works of local and international significance and has a collection of more than 25,000 objects.

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)0.41km from Queen Victoria's Statue

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art is a contemporary art gallery based in Manchester, England, which aims to "advance the education of the public in contemporary arts and culture".. For over 30 years CFCCA has led the UK in programming, showcasing and supporting artists through exhibitions, events, artist residencies, collaborations and research projects. Through our work we explore and question the notion of ‘Chineseness’.

Canal Street0.43km from Queen Victoria's Statue

Canal Street is a popular hotspot for local and visiting LGBTQ people who are looking for welcoming places for shopping, dining and late-night celebrations. Because of this street and its numerous offerings, Manchester has become one of the most gay-friendly cities in the entire world.  At night time, and in daytime in the warmer months, the street is filled with visitors, often including LGBT tourists from all over the world.

Alan Turing Memorial0.49km from Queen Victoria's Statue

The Alan Turing Memorial is a sculpture dedicated to Alan Turing, an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician and theoretical biologist who contributed to the field of modern computing. Eternally sitting on a public park bench in Manchester’s Sackville Park the bronze statue of the innovative computer pioneer seems to just be waiting for some companions to come sit next to him.

Printworks0.52km from Queen Victoria's Statue

The Printworks is a buzzing, entertainment complex located in the heart of Manchester. The City centre hotspot is alive with activity seven days a week be it with early morning gym classes or late night get togethers with friends. It includes eateries and bars to tickle the taste buds from every corner of the world.

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Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million. One of the main attractions in England and atttracts a lot of tourists.