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.
About Piccadilly Circus
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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
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....
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
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
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
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
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