Landmarks & Historical Sites
The Monument stands at the junction of Monument Street and Fish
Street Hill in the City of London. It was built between 1671 and
1677 to commemorate the Great Fire of London. The fire began in a
baker's house in Pudding Lane on Sunday 2nd September 1666 and
finally extinguished on Wednesday 5th September, after destroying
the greater part of the City.
Although there was little loss of life, the fire brought all
activity to a halt, having consumed or severely damaged thousands
of houses, hundreds of streets, the City's gates, public buildings,
churches and St. Paul's Cathedral. The only buildings to survive in
part were those built of stone, like St. Paul's and the
It is now open daily for visitors to climb the 311 steps and enjoy
breathtaking views of London.
Opening times: Daily from 09.30-18.00 (last
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