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Trafalgar Square

Centre of the City, London SW1A, England
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A 145-foot-high monument, bearing a statue of Lord Horatio Nelson guarded by lions, marks the spot considered the center of London.
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Centre of the City, London SW1A, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed yesterday

Iconic place with crowds of tourists, many world-famous landmarks, street entertainers and a very special atmosphere. We accidentally attended performance of several musicians at the Eid Festival organized by the Mayor of London over there. This was an inspiring event that brought together Muslims, Christians,...More

Thank Buba J
Reviewed yesterday

I visited Trafalgar Square in July. I originally went because I was on one of those Hop on and Hop Off tours (Big Bus Company) and decided to take a stop here. What a fanastic square! It was busy and lively with the lovely weather....More

Thank Bhavik27
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Trafalgar Square while I was on a business trip to London. The Square boast wide open spaces fountains at the middle and strategically place statues at peripheral of the square. One of those statues is that of Charles James Napier General. The Square...More

Thank DavidT933
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An iconic place to visit in the heart of London. It's a lovely place to walk around & take in the sights or just sit & watch the world go by, as lots of different people visit the area. There is always some type of...More

Thank Sharpiejn
Reviewed 3 days ago

Often street shows...this visit had rock bands. Lots of good restaurants around but be prepared for huge crowds in the summer months. Traffic usually heavy around the Square, so watch when crossing the streets.

Thank 4031travelbug
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very clean these days, with some street performers and artists. Very crowded on fine days on the weekend. Good for people watching and just being there. Certainly plan to walk via Trafalgar Sq if on the way somewhere. Good things to do nearby are a...More

Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed strolling around Trafalgar Square yesterday, as a tourist, and for possibly the first time. It's amazing what you can take in and fascinating to see .... what I have never seen before especially if you don't have to rush on by. I really...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Do not miss this if you are in London. This is basically the heart of london. Throbbing with people and activity, amd you will instantly start recollecting so many movie scenes here.

Thank Aayush_Bagla
Reviewed 5 days ago

I always come and sit here when I'm in London. I love to just grab a Starbucks and a hot dog and watch the world and the people go by. You can see everything here, from all the performers, to all the foreign visitors. From...More

Thank Taylorstravels61
Reviewed 5 days ago

We HAD to visit this iconic square while in London. It doesn't take long, but well worth the visit. Fountains, monuments, street artists, street performers, a beautiful staircase up to the National Gallery. Always crowded. Lots of good restaurants nearby, You just feel like you're...More

Thank Holly B
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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