Angel of The North: The Landmark of Newcastle City


Angel of The North Sunset
Angel of The North Sunset. Img Via: news.artnet.com

While driving from London to Edinburgh, not to not visit the Angel of the North. There you can take pictures in front of the angel monuments that magnificent and artistic.

Angel of the North is one of the attractive tourist destinations in Newcastle, England. The monument was built in February 1998 by Antony Gormly, a British artist. Since then, Angel of the North became the grandest monument ever built. The height is 20 meters and the wingspans of around 54 meters, it makes this monument looks more elegant impressive. The monument was built using 200 tons of steel by the time of manufacture for 20 years and spent about 600 million pounds.

Beginning of making this monument that is, when in the early 1980’s, the Gateshead local government decided to create a work of art that can make the area visited by tourists. Artwork helps slums like Gateshead Quays formerly an industrial area into an attractive tourist destination. Finally, it was decided to create a contemporary art gallery. From there sprung the work of talented artists who donated their works. The works of art are successfully making Gateshead became one tourist destination visited by local and foreign tourists. One of them is the monument of Angel of The North , which later became a landmark of Newcastle.

Angel of The North Pictures

Angel of The North Pictures

Almost every day, the place is never empty of visitors. Around 150,000 visitors and 90,000 riders came to see first hand the Angel of the North. You can see such monuments as through the East Coast which is the main street of London to Edinburgh. There were also a rest area and a spacious parking lot. The management also provides educational tours for the tourists.

Angel of The North is located in the Low Eighton, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE8 7UB, England. You can visit it at any time because the place is open every day of the year. Visitors are also not charged if want to travel there, because all the facilities there are complimentary.

Angel of The North Close Up Photo

Angel of The North Close Up Photo

To achieve the Angel of the North, we can use public transportation such as buses through the A1 and A167. Visitors also do not have to buy a ticket if they want to enjoy the beauty and took pictures in front of this monument.

During your vacation to England, a time also to visit some other interesting tourist destinations such as Westminster Cathedral, Admiralty Arch and Buckingham Palace are magnificent. Well, if you want to rest, stay at the Ibis Newcastle Hotel, Chifley Apartments Newcastle and Newcastle Travelodge Hotel.

Angel of The North Photo

Angel of The North Photo. Img Via: picturesofgateshead.co.uk

Angel of The North Panorama

Angel of The North Panorama

Angel of The North Newcastle

Angel of The North Newcastle. Img Via: biggsytravels.wordpress.com

Angel of The North Image

Angel of The North Image. Img Via: picturesofgateshead.co.uk

Angel of The North Picture

Angel of The North Picture. Img Via: angelofthenorth.co.uk

Angel of The North UK

Angel of The North UK. Img Via: picturesofgateshead.co.uk

Angel of The North

Angel of The North. Img Via: paulnelsonphotography.co.uk

Angel of The North At Night

Angel of The North At Night. Img Via: therealbest.com

Angel of The North Sunset

Angel of The North Sunset. Img Via: news.artnet.com

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