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Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is located in central London along the northern periphery of South Kensington, one of the most affluent districts of the city. At present, the hall can accommodate 5,272 spectators.

Getting There

The best way to get to the hall is using the London Underground, The nearest railway stations to Royal Albert Hall are South Kensington, Gloucester Road and High Street, Kensington. From each of them it is a nice 10 minute walk through a lovely part of London.

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Description

The hall hosts several spectacular performances all through the year. The longest running of them all is the annual performance by the amateur choir Royal Choral Society. The first performance by the Royal Choral Society was staged on May 8, 1872. Since 1876, the choir has been staging Handel’s Messiah every year on Good Friday.

The other regular event hosted by The Royal Albert Hall is The Proms (or the promenade concert). The legendary concert hall has been the venue of this famous classical music concert since 1941. The Proms is an eight-week long event and is held every year during the summertime. A visit during the winter months, on the other hand, might give you the opportunity of watching some exciting tennis matches.

If you have some extra time after watching a performance at the hall, you should utilize it to take a quick walk along the corridors. There, you will get to see photographs of famous past events and performances.

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Buy Tickets

The best way to look around Royal Albert Hall is a guided tour, these Tours are included with the London Pass or you can book one separately using the link below.

Grand Tour of The Royal Albert Hall in London

The London Pass

The London Pass is a sightseeing card that allows you free entry to more than 80 of London’s best tourist attractions.

Royal Albert Hall Information


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Address: Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2AP, UK
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