In this video we take you on a half hour walking tour around London’s Victoria.
The area is named Victoria after Queen Victoria (1819 – 1901), who reigned for 63 years. It is in London’s Zone 1 and is covered by the postcode SW1.
We start the tour at the junction of Buckingham Place Road and Victoria Street.
We walk past The Royal Mews at about 3 mins in. This is where you will find a wonderful collection of transport used by the Royal family including horses, cars and coaches as well as the 1762 Gold State Coach. Although we don’t walk past it, Buckingham Palace is just a little bit further along this road.
Westminster Cathedral can be seen at 11 mins. This red-and-white striped Victorian cathedral in Byzantine style has a stunning gold, mosaics and marble interior.
Along the way at about 14 mins you will spot the Victoria Palace Theatre, which is currently the home of the very popular Hamilton the musical.
London Victoria Station is the main transport hub for the area. London Victoria Tube station is serviced by 3 London Underground lines; The District, Circle and Victoria line.
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