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Ranked as one of London's greatest landmarks, this 185-foot high monument (circa 1843) looks down on the busy streets, fountains and swirling traffic of Trafalgar Square.
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Trafalgar Square, London, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nelson column is a truly impressive monument to a great statesman and hero of the country. I particularly like the statues of the lions at the base of the monument.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank ian_dempster
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Nelson's Column is a large structure in Trafalgar Square, City of Westminster at the end of Whitehall. It is built to commemorate Admiral Nelson who died at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. It's pretty tall and it's therefore very hard to miss. Ontop of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

A statue (with great historical significance) that you cannot miss when in Trafalgar Square, very busy area.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 31 August 2019

Kind of hard to take a pic without backing up quite a ways. Nothing too elaborate, but does represent some history.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank travelR321
Reviewed 13 August 2019

In Trafalgar Square are other famous folk statues, lions and fountains, but nothing beats Nelson's column lording over all below and so he should, excellent and iconic London place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
5  Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 2 August 2019

One of the most famous statues/monuments, which has stood in Trafalgar Square, London since 1843. Just shy of 52.6m tall. There are four stone lions at the base, along with bronze reliefs (cast from captured French guns!) on each of the four sides of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank martyblack83
Reviewed 21 July 2019

The centrepeice of Trafalgar Square stands aloft and proud as a monument to Admiral Lord Nelson, like a sentry guarding the square. Always popular with visitors and locals alike with its cooling fountain and plenty of places to sit, this makes a great meeting point...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 20 July 2019

Nelson's Column commemorating the victory of the British Royal Navy in the naval battle of Trafalgar. In the main place of London is the monument to the victorious military admiral. What monuments will be built in London after the first half of the 21st century?...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

Towering above Trafalgar Square and surrounded by sculptured lions. A dimmable of England's navals past.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank PHE22
Reviewed 7 June 2019

You can’t miss London most famous monument as it sits in the center of Trafalgar Square. The Nelson Column was completed in in 1843 as a tribute to Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, who defeated the French fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. There...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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