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Trafalgar Square

Centre of the City, London SW1A, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #104 of 853 Attractions in London
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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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, 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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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Trafalgar Square, constructed in the 1840s and named in honour of the British victory, led by Admiral Nelson, at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, is in many ways the centre of London. It is dominated by Nelson's Column and surrounded by many grand buildings, including the National Gallery and St Martin-in-the-Fields. The surrounding area is full of people everywhere... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We visited Trafalgar Square the weekend before Christmas. We wanted to see the Christmas tree supplied by Norway, so imagine my disappointment as we came out of Charring Cross tube station. I understand that Norway specially grows the tree and it's grown for it height and shape. Well before me was indeed a tall and narrow tree, but really the... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We visited the week before Christmas - the place was pretty dark and the tree, well what can I say - rubbish springs to mind. For one of London's major landmarks this was a major disappointment - next year, tell the Norweigan's you don't want a tree and go somewhere else to buy the lights for it rather than the... More 

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Nice and amazing place to visit , one of the main attractions of London , it was during Christmass , huge Christmass tree , nice architecture !!!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

It is a lively place often used for a wide range of activities including: special events and celebrations, St Patrick's Day, Pride, Eid and Chinese New Year; filming and photography; and rallies and demonstrations.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Trafalgar square is the heart of London. A large public space it’s most famous feature is the 43.5m high Nelson’s column with four lions statues at its base, erect in 1843 to celebrate Nelsons 1805 victory at, you guessed it – the battle of Trafalgar. It also contains a giant blue rooster - why? Your guess it as good as... More 

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Jaboticabal, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

As everything else in London, or England for that matter, it is very crowded! We spent last Saturday afternoon there, but it is lovely and full of life! We had lunch at a restaurant nearby adn then walked over to Regent St. to see the Christmas lights! At this time of the year London is bustling with life! It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This is wonderful and majestic had been walking all over the place when we finally decided to take a break and spend some time here ....and it's so wonderful to just absorb the place and feel it ....would recommend everyone to feel London please walk around and then take a bus tour so that you can really feel the place... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Drink a coffee with a view fantastic Visit british museum Enjoy the atmosphere Everything was great and i like the view, the fountain

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Is it me or is the tree in Trafalgar Square getting smaller by the year! I remember as a kid singing carols next to this large colourful tree. On visiting at the weekend I was disappointed to see a small colourless tree feeling sorry for itself. Admittedly is mid afternoon so perhaps not the best time to see it. Even... More 

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