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Piccadilly Circus

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Address: London W1J 9HS, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7434 3111
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Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London landmark...

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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Piccadilly Circus is a road junction In London used to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly and is now a tourist attraction in London and one of the places to be seen, The name... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Piccadilly Circus is a road junction In London used to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly and is now a tourist attraction in London and one of the places to be seen, The name circus came from the word circle which now contains the Shatsbury Fountain.Tye place also has many neon lights and is just another fun place in London.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

At the heart of London .. Very nice place with the big screens and famous shops. I visited the place at night. There were performers on bicycles there doing great difficult jumps and moves with their bikes. Recommended

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

... its part of the london package that ppl automatically have in their heads when they hear london. Nothing much to see except for a really really big intersection with a lot of billboards and lots and lots of overpriced souvenir shops that charge you almost 4 fold the prices... nice route to walk from here to leicester square and... More 

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You have to see when coming to London. But don't really give you a lot back. Best at night when everything is illuminated.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is very well lit-up and vibrant..full of advertisements, hoardings and lights! There are a couple of restaurants and bars that make this fun place to hang out!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's an amazing place, full of people... maybe this is the only inconvenience. The lighting effects in the area in this special period is unbelievable. One of the most suggestive in the world if you like this kind of things. If you are in London during Christmas it's something you can not miss.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have no idea why people talk so much about the Piccadilly Circus. Maybe it's just me, but what I saw was a lot of advertisings, many many tourists and all this a few meters away from a fish and chips fast food stand. Maybe it looks to you like a movie scene, but to me it was just a... More 

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Great times back in the 60's. Realy great resturaunt in an alley north on Regents st..... steak & kidney pie.... best in all England! Loved it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a cosmopolitan location, hence every one can walk around and experience the effects of the street.

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Worth a look if you haven't been before but if you have seen it once not much more to see as it's just a huge advertising board. Nice curved old buildings in area though.

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