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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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  • Average10%
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Centre of the City, London SW1A, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A stunning square, it is rightly dominated by Nelson's Column commemorating his naval leadership at Trafalgar, but in itself the square is particularly attractive with the column, fountains, statues of lions and the impressive steps up to the National Gallery and is just a great...More

Thank KS&HC
Reviewed 2 days ago

love just sitting here watching the world fly by at 100mph ,nice to just chill out and relax , nice shops around as well

Thank craig w
Reviewed 3 days ago

Right in the middle of London, so everybody goes there. The Nelson column in the middle is very impressive. The children liked the lion statues, the human "statues" and had a great time. It is close to the theatre quarter.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 days ago

OK if you have been to Trafalgar Square you'll get the pun in the title. If you haven't been then what's keeping you. Classic, iconic piece of London that shouldn't be missed.

Thank plastx2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Over the course of this year the square has become very down at heel, what with the pavement artists chalking pictures and messages on the concrete slabs and the homeless congregating at the National Gallery end of the square, Trafalgar Square looks a very sad...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 3 days ago

The square is impressive, so say the least. I visited it during day as well as night and it was a different but impressive sight. The National Gallery is just close by, so are many other places. We would recommend buying snacks and drinks and...More

Thank flyfisher66
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a must visit if your in London there is a lot of entertainment happening here for tourists and Londoners

Thank Nathanrowe162
Reviewed 4 days ago

Anyone who grew up with Mary Poppins needs to feed the birds here at least once! The lions really make it as you can't really see Mr Nelson. Just walk through, take in the history and atmosphere. Job done!

Thank MattwalesNorthWales
Reviewed 5 days ago

A must see square it has a very big and very impressive foundation in the center with lions and the night looks even better

Thank Deniz P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very grand public area with monuments (Nelsons Column, lions, etc), surrounding museums (National Gallery), restaurants and embassies (Canadian). Good people watching and steps/benches to rest upon. We walked to it from our hotel along Tottenham Road which turns into Charing Cross Rd. You can also...More

Thank PHLee7ca
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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