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Piccadilly Circus

London W1J 9HS, England
+44 20 7434 3111
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Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London landmark blazes with neon displays, which serve as a colorful backdrop to a bronze fountain topped by a figure of a winged archer.
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London W1J 9HS, England
London W1J 9HS, England
+44 20 7434 3111
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m american, so a Circus means three rings and a ringmaster. London has it right, that this is a circle and the auto and pedestrian traffic are a Circus.

Thank Holden20777
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Piccadilly Circus during the day which is not the best time to do so from what we understand. The reason why is a bit sad to mention but security consultants mention it being one of the more risky places to visit at night....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided Nando's as round corner from theatre quick service straight to table food cam e quickly great taste.

Thank mark_keefe
Reviewed 5 days ago

It’s an icon and I live 15 mins away I know it well fantastic area and restaurants it’s a must I’m always around it backs onto Soho with cool restaurants so make the effort and visit it’s fun....

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Built in 1819 to connect Piccadilly with Regent's Street, Piccadilly Circus tries to be London's answer to Time Square with the huge digital advertising hoarding, but in reality is a place you go to as an initial place to start a journey somewhere else, whether...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we go to London we always try to come here for an hour or so to get some great candid street photography also on the odd occasion you may get a glimpse of a red carpet containing the actors of a recent premiere, watch...More

Thank T0mRand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even the chilly London evening weather could not keep away the hordes of tourists from this place. It was absolutely bubbling with life, the charm of seeing huge double decker buses drive so well on such narrow roads, the many restaurants and bargain shops, the...More

Thank Vinka12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful place, and crossing. Especially with winter lights. But, just a place with a huuuuge screen

Thank zsolt e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Piccadilly square is one of the many London landmarks one should not miss. We walked through during daylight, and quickly checked the Eros (made of aluminum, by the way). The setting must be quite different later in the evening when the big lights illuminate the...More

1  Thank Eric_Greeney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to visit at night when you at least have the neon aura of the large street screens. Always very busy and of course home to the statue of Eros. London's answer to Times Square, but you'll need some imagination. One of the must visit...More

Thank Escape-overseas
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Andreas D
21 October 2017|
Response from Brian V | Reviewed this property |
They were not on at the beginning of September when we were there. Do not know about now however....
15 February 2017|
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Response from Paddy B | Reviewed this property |
As long as you wish to spend. You can simply see it and move on, about 10 minutes to take a look around and some photos. Or you can grab an ice cream, sit down, and soak up the atmosphere.
8 March 2016|
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Response from Jeff D | Reviewed this property |
There's a kiosk called TKTS right on Leicester Square, near Piccadilly. You can buy same day show tickets there. I think there are more of these kiosks. Google map TKTS and Leicester Square and you'll see it