The Queen’s Gate area hosts grand terraces, intimate mews and leafy garden squares.
From north to south, places of interest visible from Queen's Gate include the Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College London, Baden-Powell House, Dana Centre and the Natural History Museum. The road also lends its name to an independent girls' school Queen's Gate School, which itself is situated on the road. The entire road, being more of a boulevard, is approximately 1 km in length with varying architecture in relation to the north central and south regions of the road.
Five countries have embassies in Queen's Gate: the Embassy of Iraq, the Bangladeshi High Commission, the Royal Embassy of Thailand, the Embassy of Oman, and the Bulgarian Embassy.
Queens Gate is in the London area of South Kensington situated west of Knightsbridge and south of Kensington Gardens. The road, Queens Gate, runs from Kensington Road south, intersecting with Cromwell Road, and then on to Old Brompton Road.
The nearest stations to Queens Gate are South Kensington and Gloucester Road Tube Station, both stations serve the Circle, District and Piccadilly lines.
The area represents late Victorian architecture, reminding us of the Great Exhibition and of the social order and artistic pretensions of that age.
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