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One of those things to do in London. Learned that the original proposal was for the column to be much taller, that many people opposed it being built, including the designer of the Square, but in the end it is a famous monument to go...More
This is a top attraction when visiting London , always busy think most people like climbing and having pictures taken on the Lions though !! plus the fountains are wonderful
A must see if your visiting London ''enjoy''
Nelson's Column is a monument in the centre of Trafalgar Square built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson. Our great hero of the Nile and Trafalgar. It's stands over 50 metres high. In life and in death, heads and shoulders above. At the base of the...More
This was the greatest sea battle (with sailing ships) of all time. The timespan for this conflict endured for 2 years and the odds were slightly in favor of French Napoleonic forces. Spain and France fielded 40 ships against England's 33. The battle culminated at...More
This column is right at the entrance to Trafalgar Square and watches out over London. Nelson was one of Britain’s most famous admirals and this column was built to honor this great man who gave his all for his country, even his arm. Not to...More
Always take my visitors to Nelson's Column and Trafalgar Square. It is somewhere that everyone has heard of and wants to see when they come to London. Much cleaner than it used to be. Usually go to the National Gallery when visiting here.
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
these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.