Trafalgar Square 4.8 rating

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Trafalgar Square is the main, central square and the site of London's New Year celebrations. Nelson's Column, surrounded by the four bronze lions spouting water is on the south side of the square. The north-west plinth in the square displays controversial contemporary sculpture at times. Around the square are the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and the church of St Martin in the Fields. A bustling place, it also hosts concerts and events all through the year.



About Trafalgar Square

 London, United Kingdom

 Nearest Transit: Charing Cross (Lines: Bakerloo, Northern)

 +44 20 7983 47

Trafalgar Square and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Big Ben

Big Ben(0.8 km)
The 13-ton 4-faced iconic bell, named after Benjamin Hall who was commissioner of works when the tower was completed in 1858, has gilded periphals surrounding the dials which are 7 metre in diameter.

British Museum

British Museum(1.2 km)
The British Museum is, undoubtedly, one of the best museums in the world and a definite highlight of any trip to London.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace(1.3 km)
The Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and workplace of the Queen of the United Kingdom.

British Library

British Library(2.3 km)
The official book depository of the United Kingdom, the British Library holds a copy of every book ever printed here, and a wide variety of periodicals.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey(1 km)
Westminster Abbey is the traditional coronation, wedding and burial church of Royalty, with a thousand year old history dating back to 10th century Benedictine monks.

Tate Britain

Tate Britain(1.9 km)
The Tate Britain museum is oldest art gallery of the Tate network and houses the Tate collection of British art from 1500 AD through to contemporary art.

London Eye

London Eye(0.8 km)
The London Eye is relatively new to the neighbourhood, but has become an integral part of the London skyline and is a major tourist attraction on the Thames banks.

OXO Tower

OXO Tower(1.4 km)
The OXO Tower is frequented by people visiting the restaurant, brasserie and bar on the top floor, which offer a great view over the Thames.

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