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Trafalgar Square

Address: Centre of the City, London SW1A, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Owner description: A 145-foot-high monument, bearing a statue of Lord Horatio Nelson...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A 145-foot-high monument, bearing a statue of Lord Horatio Nelson guarded by lions, marks the spot considered the center of London.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

A classic venue in London that does not really offer much more than pigeons (lots of!) And the famous and very highly placed the statue of military legend, Lord Nelson. The square is relatively large and there are quite a lot of traffic on the streets. Sometimes there are some interesting sculpture exhibitions at the scene, but usually it's just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Hi. Trafalgar Square is quite simply one of the most iconic & recognised city attractions in the world! Pretty much the centre from where to strike out in any direction when in London. Down the Mall perhaps to Buckingham Palace or look over to Westminster & see Big Ben. Another direction takes you to Leicester Square & The West End... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Was there just before Christmas. There were loads of people just enjoying themselves. There was a concert going on. But most people were just out with their friends enjoying the evening. If it wasnt so cold at the time I would have spent more time sitting there watching londoners have fun.

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

So New Year's Day parade weather wasn't amazing but the square still liked beautiful with its Christmas tree and statues as well as street performers. Always popular!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We visited trafalgar square at number so we could see the fountains all lit up. It was beautiful and I would recommend seeing it at night aswell as during the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is one of the places to be in a lifetime place... Too good and has its charm. But, if you are visiting here in winters, I recon you should take an extra layer with you just in case. I did not particularly like the chicken installed here.. but overall this place is too nice ....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Trafalgar Square is a nice lively place. The Column is impressive. Definitely worth checking out if you're touring the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Having been here in my childhood for daytrips, and now as an international tourist with my teen kids, I was surprised to see a large Blue Rooster statue up on the 4th pedestal here - have the French finally snuck up on Nelson while his back is turned !? It looks very out of place but does brighten up one's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Wherever you visit in London, make sure you come here. All roads seem to lead to it. So much more to see in any direction too. Iconic landmarks beautiful fountains. Fabulous.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It's quite nice, don't expect anything too fancy. There are some nice water fountains, Nelson's Column and four huge lion sculptures. Many tourists come here, and it's a cool place to visit every once in a while.

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