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Trafalgar Square

Centre of the City, London SW1A, England
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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
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always something going on here. Street performers, crowds of people trying to get the perfect shot of the lions. The national art gallery, and portrait gallery are also here.

Thank Alistair W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is always something going on in Trafalgar square and on our visit it was some buskers who were worthy of a talent show. Drew quite a crowd and added to the general ambience of the square.

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Always worth a wander around Trafalgar square, always full of people and a great place to people watch, fountains looked really cold.

Thank roblynes
Reviewed 3 days ago

Naturally, with the National Gallery at your feet and Covent Garden just around the corner, it's a great place to start exploring the centre. You're also walking distance from Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Regent Street, all the way to Oxford Circus. For me, it's...More

Thank Leo V
Reviewed 3 days ago

With the bustle of school groups from UK and the Continent, locals having lunch, making a statement, or rush to and fro, and lot of tourists, this Square seems to be crossroads for the entire city. Nice views and easy to navigate with principal monuments,...More

Thank leogM9262OI
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a great fan of British films of the 50's, 60's and 70's this iconic site often features. I promised myself that when I get to London I would go there just to stand in the square an absorb the atmosphere. For me a great...More

Thank Hugary1
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to visit with The Sainsbury Gallery near by which is free. There are many places to walk from here including, The Strand - Piccadilly - Leicester Square - Downing Street. So much to see.

Thank Michael1224
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exactly as loud, crowded and full of tourists as you'd expect, but don't let it put you off! There's often events here - demonstrations, choirs, festivals, etc. But even on a normal day it's nice to just stop by and see the lions. :)

Thank Lucy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is my favourite city, it has everything from the best restaurants, best museums and best shops. what a place!!

Thank brad n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is more than a nice square in London, this place is a multipurpose cultural hub for national political demonstrations, tourism and many London-local events are held here.

Thank Rogerio_uk
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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12 October 2017|
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Response from Sharif G | Reviewed this property |
Usually 1st December