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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
Covent Garden
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whenever I visit the capital I love going here. I really miss all of the pigeons swarming about like they used to when I was little.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We strolled down from Piccadilly to Trafalgar and in the evening this place was hopping. Protestors, artists and music were all around. Sat on the steps and soaked it all in and thought about everything that has happened in this square in the past..

Thank doodlebugakj
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just about every film or TV show that wants to give the effect of being in London features a shot of this very famous landmark.

Thank ROBINONorwich
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This square is quite famous around the world because there are always something going on there from street music performance to sculptures, today a nice kitty XD.

Thank Alberto H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always spend a couple of hours at Trafalgar Square. There is so much to see before going into the National Museum and then heading down the Pall Mall to Buckingham Palace.

Thank Katherine8998
Reviewed 5 days ago

Trafalgar Square is in the middle of London, near Whitehall. It's a busy intersection. It commemorates Admiral Nelson's great naval victory over the French at Trafalgar, which destroyed Napoleon's navy. Admiral Nelson stands atop his pillar in Trafalgar Square, erected by a grateful nation. Nelson...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

prefect place for resting when you have done too much shopping around. just get a coffee and sit on the bench and people watch is a great way to relax as well.

Thank Yamli18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Famous London Landmark is always heaving and currently has a bright orange lion for some reason. Popular place for couple and always something going on here.

Thank D P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really lucky to walk here from our hotel on a Saturday morning and it was dead. It was nice to see it in all its glory.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tip 1: Best way to get to this place is from the Charing Cross station bang next to it Tip 2: Follow the traffic lights and WATCH OUT for vehicles. This IS a very busy square Tip 3: You have a lot of Buskers here,...More

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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14 August 2018|
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Response from aramis | Reviewed this property |
the square is only used for soecial events, not for routine entertainment. However there are usually street artists, etc, and there's always a good atmosphere.
3 July 2018|
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Response from AvidTraveler12 | Reviewed this property |
Approx 2 miles. You can walk if you have a map or it’s 3 stops using the metro.
14 June 2018|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
If you search on google you will find a number of locations in London but Trafalgar Square is not on the list.