Battersea Park on the southern bank of the Thames
between Chelsea & Albert Bridges

photographs by the Redbridge RE Network Webmaster

The Peace Pagoda was a gift to London from the
Japanese Buddhist Order, Nipponzan Myohoji, in 1985

from Albert Bridge

southern bank

across the river


view from park

The Pagoda contains a gilded statue of the Buddha on each of its four sides
Click on each image for an explanation of the Buddha's mudras (hand gestures)

Behind the Pagoda lies
beautiful Battersea Park

Statues in the park:
The three soldiers are said to be modelled on the three soldier poets, Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, and Siegfried Sasoon Three Standing Figures by Henry Moore

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