A NEW MYSTERY UNFOLDS IN LONDON! New Sherlock Holmes Statue erected outside Baker Street Station in
After more than 100 years a statue commerating the world famous detective Sherlock
Holmes was erected today outside Baker Street underground in London.
Standing over 9' high, the statue of Baker Street's most famous
resident has at last been unveiled to the delight of Holmes enthusiasts everywhere.
The landmark statue is destined to become a major tourist
attraction in its own right and will compliment the Sherlock Holmes Museum's services
to London's overseas tourists - many of whom come to London especially to see the
lodging rooms of Sherlock Holmes at 221b Baker Street.
The Sherlock Holmes International Society has supported the idea of a
statue for many years and now at last it's a reality! The Museum's own living 'Sherlock
Holmes' will still greet visitors to Baker Street as they emerge from Baker
StreetUnderground Station and visitors will therefore still be able to receive Sherlock
Holmes's famous business card which the Museum has been distributing to tourists for the
The statue is expected to draw many new overseas tourists to London, as over 95% of
visitors to London are familiar with the exploits of the great detective and many make
their way to Baker Street to see his lodgings. Sherlock Holmes has for over a century
been widely regarded as a British Institution and an important part of England's literary