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“Well, it's a must”
Review of Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus
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$67.33*
and up
London Vintage Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea
Ranked #114 of 1,633 things to do in London
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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.
Tampere, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Well, it's a must”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great, vibrant, busy. There's so much to do! You could find pretty much everything here, lots of shops, restaurants, clubs etc. Pretty crowded of course.

Visited December 2012
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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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“Vibrant and colourful.”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

My family and i went to Piccadilly Circus and it was so busy,but it was the saturday before xmas and the atmosphere was electric. The xmas lights were on and everything was so colourful and pretty.There are lots of shops,places to eat and drink and shows and cinemas to go to,it was amazing.We went to see a comedy show and had a good evening out.

Visited December 2012
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Rhinebeck, New York
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“Fun Area of London”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Piccadilly Circus is the most happening area of London! This city has is known for their pubs, with few outdoor cafes. Piccadilly is the place to be, all the shopping, restaurants, and clubs are centrally located here!

Visited May 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“An instant taste of all that is London”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

Do watch your wallet of purse, as you will be jostled by thousands of people.

Within 100 yards, you have a choice of utter sleaze - Soho, or absolute glamour -
the Red Carpet for opening night of the latest blockbuster at the Oseon Leicester Square,
replete with film stars!

You have a Casinos to win or lose your fortune, restaurants galore - some fantastic, some diabolical, Chinatown, the Theatre District, Street performers, Cartoon Characatures, and
hundreds of stores selling cheap souvenirs, made in China, or incredibly opulent souvenirs
down Piccadilly at Fortnum and Mason.

Buy your theatre ticket on the day you are going, at a shop that prints through ticketmaster, and you will see the seat there and then. I got second from front row many times for £35 per ticket, but it's best to go with 3-4 shows in mind, as you never know what will be available at half price.

Visited November 2012
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“Good shopping, crowded streets”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

This offers many options for the shoppers but be warned the streets (and shops) can be crowded and overwhelming. Definitely grab some coffee/tea and food before elbowing your way through the crowds!

Visited November 2012
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