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Piccadilly Circus

Address: Piccadilly, London, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #139 of 918 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Nature & Parks, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Nature & Parks, Other, Sights & Landmarks
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 fountain topped by a figure of a winged archer.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A very cool and happening place. It was so full of life and so full of mixed crowd. Very city like an we really liked the place. It was nice to hang out there and we ate at a vegetarian place. delicious food.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

how different it is now to what it was even after w2atching American werewolf in London yes it is an old film

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

It's just so cool. I love the atmosphere. You're surrounded by fantastic restaurants, pubs, bars, theaters. You can't get bored here. It's manic busy but if you're in the mood then it's just brilliant. It's famous for a reason.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I came by on New Years Eve and it was very, very busy. Not as busy as it was before the London Eye, but busy enough. Plenty of interesting shops and cafes. Think of it as a smaller Times Square. If you're going for New Years Eve, be sure to dress for it. A number of the men were in... More 

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Gillingham, Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great location and the advertising boards look amazing. We went to a local pub and restaurant and museum nearby, worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

In the Victorian era Piccadilly Circus was referred to as the centre of the British Empire. Today it is a major meeting point for locals and tourists, with a lot of great shops nearby as well as theatres, restaurants and clubs. It is a major intersection and always seems busy. Definitely somewhere to pause a while if you are in... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Big flashing billboards, buskers, theatres, restaurants and bars. Ale=ways chock full of people, it's lively day and night. Great place to feel the pulse of the city.

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Delmar, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We visited Piccadilly Circus when we were in London in March. It is chock full of shops and restaurants and a very famous crossroads in the heart of London. Famous the world over but I did expect more from the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

There are some shops and restaurants in the area, with the restaurants being particularly good place for people watching, however other than that there's not really much else to it. Its a very well know area and certainly for tourists a place which should be seen to say you've been there!

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

if you want to discover a place like this it is in your best interest to visit such lively place I would recommend

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