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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nelson's column” (310 reviews)
“national gallery” (846 reviews)
“lion statues” (101 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Centre of the City, London SW1A, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a well known landmark but not my scene, too busy and too many weird people hanging around. I didn’t feel safe. It is a pity though as the architecture of the surrounding buildings are awesome. Lots going on with different artists trying to...More

Thank Karen J
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take some time and enjoy this architecture there. Worth to visit. If you have some time, then visit a museum also.

Thank Eliis O
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its busy night and day, but worth a stroll around Trafalgar Square. The pigeon's are the highlight during the day, you can get them to feed off your hand or sit on your head! The large statue of Lord Nelson is tall and Imposing. The...More

Thank Trekkieboots
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With the National Gallery on the North side,St Martins Church on the North East side the Strand which takes you down the Covent Garden and Whitehall on the South side strolling off to the Horse Guards Parade Downing Street and Westminster and of course the...More

Thank philvania
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The square is pretty impressive itself, fountains and the staue of Nelson towering above. Check the black paintings on the side of the column as they depict the glorious battle of Trafalger. The square is surrounded by beautiful architecture. I am surprised that the mayor...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in square to have lunch which we purchased in Tesco across road from the square. There is various seating areas. Square also has its own cafe which we woukd like to visit on our next trip. There were lots of street performers, squarecwas...More

Thank ela03
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’m very surprised this historic square isn’t much more highly ranked on TA. The free street performances and parades are very nice, and you can walk to many top tourist places from here. It’s an absolutely beautiful place to see statuary and architecture while enjoying...More

Thank USHis2ryTeacher
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok how can you not go here when in London. I recommended you go to the national gallery for a while and then just go and put the students on the lions. Amazing!!

Thank 1Nick_B36
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No I'm only joking, back when I was a kid this area did seem full of pigeons but they have lots of signs now that says don't feed them so the past few years its not been so bad. Nice spot to just catch your...More

Thank Ang I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy visiting this square each visit in London. I find it a great place to people watch with some terrific photo ops too of the people, the square itself and the setting in the City. Lots of statues and a fountain and some pigeons...More

Thank finesilver
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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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maria4theresa
21 March 2018|
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Response from Snowball23514 | Reviewed this property |
It's not close, it's around 20mins walk from Trafalgar Square through "The Mall" and it will take you straight to Buckingham Palace.
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gm545
13 October 2017|
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Response from Sharif G | Reviewed this property |
Usually 1st December
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