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Ranked as one of London's greatest landmarks, this 185-foot high monument (circa 1843) looks down on the busy streets, fountains and swirling traffic of Trafalgar Square.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 highly recommend A must see if your visiting London ''enjoy''

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony k
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Brilliant statues which are extremely impressive and well worth a visit. Within walking distance of Downing Street, Buckingham Palace and Horse Guards Parade.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a core sight for the London experience. Great commanding location and you need a selfie here. Lots to see around the immediate area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 27 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 27 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

it is located within the traflagar sq. this is a tall column with a height of 185ft. you will find a lot of people and tourist at this spot.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nelson's column is in the center of trafalgar square. It is well worth a stop by and take 10 minutes to view it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joycep883
Reviewed 27 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christine S
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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
...More
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