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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 today

This, to me, is the very center of London. Classy, open and grand. It's a great starting place for Parliament, Big Ben, Leicester Square, Picadilly, theater district, Buckingham Palace, museums and the parks. Beautiful Nelson monument and a new, colorful Persian replica statue with a...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed today via mobile

This Square is right outside the National Gallery and is home to the famous Nelson Column. The Square was abuzz with activity on a Thursday afternoon. There were performers and artists doing their bits. The majestic lion statues are very cool as they protect Lord...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed yesterday

Staying in Westminster and walking around to see the nearby attractions, we found ourselves in Trafalgar Square a few times - once because we intended to go there, and the second time because we ended up there while passing through. It's busy, beautiful, and clean....More

Thank dreamspeaker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The heart of London! Full of incredible architecture and monuments, Trafalgar Square is absolutely unmissable.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 4 days ago

we walked past this square twice in our recent trip, once in the afternoon and once in late evening. It's very busy in the afternoon, lots of people, tourists, street artists. I expect to see a lot of pigeons after reading other people's review but...More

Thank SophieS2101
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

was lucky enough to visit on a lovely summers saturday afternoon so the square was crazy busy. there was quite a bit of street performing and also chalk art going on which was great to see. got an ice cream and sat and watched the...More

1  Thank nzsarah2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I visited Trafalgar Square on a couple of occasions during our recent trip to London. Nelson's Column is in the center of the square, celebrating his famous victory. At the base of the column are the four lions created by Landseer, and...More

1  Thank Fred G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Trafalgar Square is the geographic center of London from which all road distances are measured. The square is dominated by Admiral Nelson looking down from his 145 ft tall column. There are 4 lions surrounding Admiral Nelson. The square is used for a sundry assortment...More

1  Thank Howard P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trafalgar Square is a popular and busy destination. Many people come to see the lions and the Lord Nelson Column but there is much more to see and do. There are street performers, artists and other colourful characters to amuse you. As it is busy,...More

1  Thank TWal1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large square with monuments and statues good for iconic photos. Name is taken from Nelson’s great victory at sea. Decent spot to stroll thru and get your bearings, and it’s nearby a number of Tube stations and not hard to catch taxis in the vicinity....More

1  Thank Traveler O
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smac88
15 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
4 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
15 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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