Trafalgar Square was built following the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The man responsible for this famous naval victory, ... More
Trafalgar Square was built following the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The man responsible for this famous naval victory, which finally destroyed French naval power and secured Britain from invasion, was Admiral Horatio Nelson. A column, with statue of Nelson at the summit is the centerpiece of the square. At the base of the column are the renowned Landseer lions. Renovations in 2003 removed traffic lanes to make room for a sizable staircase, connecting the National Portrait Gallery to the square. The National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery border one side of the Square, and it's a good place to sit and soak up the atmosphere on a sunny day.
Trafalgar Square was an interesting break from all the buildings and other sites we saw in our week in London. It is probably the largest restaurant for pigeons in the world, certainly in Great Britain. The buildings surrounding it make it a crossroads for many tourists, and its fountains were undoubtedly a welcome site for many overheated tourists in the record-busting heat of last August, when I was there.
Well, if u wanna see something that's in open space, lively, here's the place to go. You won't be able to see antiques but then it's such a nice place to stop and see. Besides, it's just next to National Gallery. So, you can visit two places on the same time:)
trafalgar square is in the midst of many attractions and is free which in itself makes it a worth while and easy stop. Not only is it fun to watch people of all ages climb around the statues of lions but you can also tell your frinds when the commercials for wedding bands are on tv, "hey i've been there"
A square in the centre of town, together with the National Gallery and a host of other tourist attractions, makes Trafalgar Square an experience that every tourist to London should consider going to visit. I could feel the vibrant energy as I stepped into this part of town - from the traffic, bustling pedestrians and the rows of cafes that line the different streets makes it a shopper's paradise, ideal people-watching area or a sightseeing experience for the cultural tourist.
This would be a good place to meet somebody for a while but not somewhere I would like to spend hours.. London has beautiful parks! This is also a great place for pictures though because of the big lion statues you are able to take pictures with.
This ornate, Edwardian arch (which usually goes unnoticed) spans the entrance to The Mall from Trafalgar Square . Commissioned by
Edward VII, the Admiralty Arch is actually a set of five arches in Portland stone which mark the royal ...
National Maritime Museum is bright, airy, and the fresh air will make you feel like you're on deck. The various
exhibitions in the galleries offer an interactive experience with heaving open hatchway doors, turning the ship's wheel and using ...
This towering, glass fronted, state of the art multiplex is the most modern addition to Cinema Central in Leicester Square
. Synonymous with mainstream cinema, this flashy member of the Odeon super chain boasts a massively capacious main screen, ...