Trafalgar Square

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This big square in the centre of London has a column with a statue of Admiral Nelson on top, huge lion statues and fountains. Londoners congregate here for protests and celebrations.

Insider Tip

Look out for the art on the fourth plinth, a contemporary sculpture that changes every few months.

Lonely Planet
In many ways Trafalgar Sq is is the centre of London, where rallies and marches take place, tens of thousands of revellers usher in the New Year and locals congregate. View full review from Lonely Planet
This is literally the center of London: a plaque on the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road marks the spot from which distances on U.K. signposts are measured. View full review from Fodor's
It boasts numerous landmarks, including the National Gallery on the north side, St. Martin-in-the-Fields on the east, and at the center Nelson's Column. View full review from Frommer's
Address: Trafalgar Sq, London WC2N 5DN, UK
Phone: +44 20 7983 4750