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Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly, London, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #255 of 1,084 attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods, Parks, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London landmark blazes with neon displays, which serve as a colorful backdrop to a bronze... more » Owner description: Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London landmark blazes with neon displays, which serve as a colorful backdrop to a bronze fountain topped by a figure of a winged archer. « less
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Stockholm, Sweden
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Well it's a square and a big meeting point, honestly we just went here to have been here once. It's like a miniature version of Times Square in N.Y.

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Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
94 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Piccadilly has lots of people, pubs, shops, restaurants, close to theatre district, china town, Piccadilly has it all. The Friday night we were there, we saw at least 4 groups of lady's and friends celebrating wedding showers. They were having lots of fun. Ripley's wax museum is there and other odd things to see. This is a must see area.

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Cohasset, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Bustling and fun - good place to grab knick-knacks. Lots of theater and places to get last-minute tickets.

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Aurora
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

After going to the theatre and having a meal, we walked off some calories by going through Piccadilly, Leicester Square, etc. During the day, Londoners rush around and seem to be quite reserved. Piccadilly appears to be where they let it all hang out! It was fun to see groups of young people outside the myriad pubs laughing loudly, joking... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Lovely to be hire after so long, we noticed that everything ha changed respect few years ago, always beautiful anyway!!!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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42 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Have to see this madness in action. Its a fantastic area for many reasons, dinner and a show...and Chinatown is close . Take the Tube directly to the circus at night.

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Seattle, Washington
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50 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We went to Piccadally Circus after our visit to Trafalgar Square, We went in the evening and the place was crowded and bustling with peoples mostly tourists. There are numerous shops and restaurants nearby though we did not visit any one. There is a massive billboard which is quite impressive.but not spectacular by any standards. You can some spare time... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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540 helpful votes 540 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

After countless visit to this lovely square, I finally had a chance to visit it during Christmas. It was particularly lovely then. The square offers numerous shops and restaurants, plus a ton of people, both locals and tourists, rushing in all directions. The square is easily accessible by the Tube (including a direct link to Heathrow airport). While the place... More

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Sachse, Texas
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199 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We visited in the evening. It was very busy. The square is nice. It is close to Chinatown. We didn't do any shopping there. It is good for pictures.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

it's just one of the tourist sites that makes London.... apart from the shopping...lol. The massive billboards and a crowd of tourists stopping to take in the sights.... nothing more.

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