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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 today

The square itself is teeming with people. Most of the bus routes lead to Trafalgar square from different parts of London. it is a nice walk down to Covent garden or to other central London sights. The square itself has a nice fountain and a...More

Thank Mistymauve1
Reviewed today

There is not really anything to do on Trafalgar Square, but the historic buildings that surround it, such as the National Gallery, are impressive. Good that feeding of pigeons on the square is now prohibited - those birds were a real pest on this site...More

Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed yesterday

Not much to do here once you've climbed the lions & looked at the column & fountains; still it is close to the Art Galleries...

Thank Greg T
Reviewed yesterday

If ever there is a place within walking distance of the House of Parliament; Buckingham Palace, the National Gallery, and somewhere else I will tell you later about, it has to be Trafalgar Square TS. It is a tourist magnet, from across the globe. As...More

Thank Wale B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Right across from the opening to Buckingham palace. A two minute walk from Covent Garden. And just to sit here and watch the world go by is amazing. Would recommend.

Thank Misslouboutin19
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting Trafalgar Square was a must. Actually if you see, there isn't anything to do but it is a treat to watch. There are multiple sculptures at this place, which are very interesting and have intriguing history behind them. Having a guide who can explain...More

Thank Creadivs
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the Trafalgar Square every time we went to London since 1987. Unlike the past years, there are no more pigeons feeding allowed and the place is therefore nice and clean. An excellent place to relax or enjoy a pack of sandwich and...More

Thank hnlchan
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have to admit, I've got a soft spot for Trafalgar Square, sitting on the steps of the National Gallery, seeing Canada House, where my journey around the world began, watching pigeons crap on Nelson's head and kids clamber on his lions, before I turn...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see place in London, you will find a lions statue and fountains , where you can take pictures and just sit down and enjoy a variety of entertainment around . National gallery is situated in this place. There are restaurants, bars, and cafe...More

Thank shostito
Reviewed 3 days ago

Leave lots of time to take in all around you. The statues, the insciptions, the history, and the people. And as you leave don't forget to look down Whitehall Street and see Big Ben, even if you have seen it before.

Thank PiccyKingwood_Texas
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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