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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Centre of the City, London SW1A, England
Covent Garden
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A tourist hot spot which is always heaving with people! I much prefer opting to meet people at the national portrait gallery round the corner!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarac185
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the most recognisable public landmarks in London, Trafalgar Square is located not far from Hyde Park, Strand and the West End. Marking the Battle of Trafalgar, there is much to see; hugely ornate fountains dominate much of the middle of the square, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gregwilson09
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely central square to spend a little bit of time, essentially one to tick off the list, can be very busy and crowded but a must do none the less.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BenGenn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s such a landmark place that it has to be visited. I saw a few people today with a faded photo of when they were young. Trying to recreate the scene from the same angle. Just the faces were older and the pigeons have flown...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank O4378XBalans
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a private bus tour of the West End last night. 21 adults drinking champagne on the lower deck and 26 children going mad on the upper deck. The London Christmas Lights were spectacular. It made one so proud to live here. To...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gordon81
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've passed by here a few times, my first visit in the 70's when I was a child and I fed the pigeons. I remember the massive flocks of them. They are now banned as a health hazard and damaging to the monuments. My latest...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank noholdluggage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of things going on in the square, people painting, singing dancing. Worth a visit if your sight seeing in the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Flissy07
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is unlikely that a visitor to London will not visit Trafalgar Square. However it is surrounded by traffic, noisy and can be quite cold and windy in the winter. There are a number of attractions around including major art galleries and churches. Also iconic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful place that you shouldn't miss it especially if you are in the area. It is also a very good opportunity to combine it with a visit to British National Gallery.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank George_KOUL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's always something going on here - street entertainers, pigeons, the bustle of London life going on all around you. A good place to linger before or after visiting the nearby attractions - The National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, St Martin-in-the-Fields. Great eating places...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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smac88
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.
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73tan
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.
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chh22
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.
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