The Marble Arch Mound, London’s newest tourist attraction, claims to offer panoramic views of Hyde Park, Oxford Street, Mayfair and the surrounding area. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Marble Arch Mound, London’s newest tourist attraction, claims to offer panoramic views of Hyde Park, Oxford Street, Mayfair and the surrounding area. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tourism

‘A joke’: London’s new US$2.8m tourist attraction panned, with visitors offered refunds and free tickets for when it’s had ‘time to bed in’

  • The Marble Arch Mound opened this week to widespread criticism, with visitors likening it to a construction site or a slag heap
  • The local council admitted elements of the MVRDV-designed attraction ‘are not yet ready for visitors’

The Marble Arch Mound, London’s newest tourist attraction, claims to offer panoramic views of Hyde Park, Oxford Street, Mayfair and the surrounding area. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Marble Arch Mound, London’s newest tourist attraction, claims to offer panoramic views of Hyde Park, Oxford Street, Mayfair and the surrounding area. Photo: EPA-EFE
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