Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom

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  • 2 mentions in Must sees/dos for first timer in England in early October

    • Paula J.

      Paula J. said, "...London is such a great city! Be sure to walk the river, ride the London Eye and see Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus. The theaters are great as is Covent Gardens. Ticket booth for half priced theater tickets is at Leister Square...." See More

    • Sarah E.

      Sarah E. said, "...when I walked it) and takes you past the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, the Tate Modern, Battersea Power Stationand Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace are both short walks from the riverside...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where to visit for out first time out of the country?

    • Peter K.

      Peter K. said, "...Definitely make time for a general city hop on hop off off tour Trafalgar Square Big Bus London. Great way to see London and revisit places you found interesting...." See More

    • Lynn F.

      Lynn F. said, "...that looked interesting (your ticket is good for 24 hours). My favorite is the Tower Of London; Saint Paul's Cathedral & Trafalgar Square& Piccadilly Circusare good areas for exploration. Its worth going into Westminster Abbey. The museums are great & free,..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Free things to do in London?

    • Mat E.

      Mat E. said, "...and it is possible to swim on the south side of the Serpentine So bring a towel....... National Galleries are free... Trafalgar Square has the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery is just behind Another alternative is to spend a long..." See More

    • Simon B.

      Simon B. said, "...London has so much fantastic architecture and sites its great just to walk around. I could name loads but around Trafalgar Square is a great place to start - there's so much nearby. Then of course most of the galleries and museums..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 9 hour layover in London! What can the 4 of us do in this time?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...If it was me, I'd take the tube to Leicester Square, straight on the Piccadilly line from Heathrow, walk down to Trafalgar Square, hop on an eastbound bus 15 which is the route that goes past Saint Paul's Cathedral and the..." See More

    • Sarah F.

      Sarah F. said, "...main sights such as Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral, Horse Guards Parade, which is close to Buckingham Palace and St James's Park, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Old Bailey and Saint Paul's Cathedral, which isn't far from Tower Bridge. Good shopping places are..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Some spare time in London, what should we do?

    • Kim D.

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      Kim D. said, "...heading into Covent Garden which is always a must visit. Back down a little south you can head to the infamous Trafalgar Square where you can take a break and climb up on the Lions for a photos. Take a peak at..." See More

    • Sonya K.

      Sonya K. said, "...What about a museum or gallery, my favourites are the Natural History Museum and National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, all for free!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best place to take family with two teens/boys and one 22 year old/girl?

    • Marc C.

      Marc C. said, "...places. I would add Camden Lock Market to that list as well. Bunch of good hotels centrally by Covent Garden or Trafalgar Square and Royal Horseguards Hotel is one of them. Knightsbridge has some good ones as well. Your 22 year old..." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...I've been to, and enjoyed, The British Museum, the National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, Saint Paul's Cathedral, St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, ect. However, these three are my personal favorites. The British Library is fascinating; Displays of early Bibles, the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in I've got 24hrs, can anyone map it out for the wife and I?

    • Alex J.

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      Alex J. said, "...wind down the day, slowly walking along the boutique filled streets. If you want a bit more culture, finish up at Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, the centre of London. 19:00 At this point you will be ready for dinner so choose..." See More

    • Allison B.

      Allison B. said, "...can always try to get reduced price tickets at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square Must sees should include Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, London Eye, Westminster Abbey, or just a walk down the River Thames..." See More

  • 2 mentions in London on the Cheap

    • colleen n.

      colleen n. said, "...only a charge to enter and honestly the outside of the buildings are generally the most interesting part): Buckingham Palace , Trafalgar Square, London Bridge , Westminster Abbey , House Of Parliament , Tower Of London , Olympic Park , etc...." See More

    • Nikhil M.

      Nikhil M. said, "...are free, except for the "Special Exhibitions" sections. Here is a list to get you started: 5) Hyde Park , Trafalgar Square, Camden Market are all free and lovely places. We found that the London Pass for 6 days was..." See More

  • 1 mention in Newcomer to London

    • Sarah M.

      Sarah M. said, "...London Aquatics Centre. You could also include the Emirates Air Line across the Thames. You'll want to take in Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square etc. I am sure. Have fun!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Travel from hotel on Bath Road to London Centre

    • Simon B.

      Simon B. said, "...of the above stations to Green Park. From here ....walk. Cross Green Park to Buckingham Palace, down the The Mall to Trafalgar Square, Whitehall, Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey and more. Walk over Westminster bridge to The London Eye, then back over..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay in London?

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...of Tower Bridge and the Tower Of London. It gives easy access via the #15 bus to Saint Paul's Cathedral and Trafalgar Square, and Tower Hill Underground Station will connect you via the Circle/District Lines to Westminster and Parliament Square. I..." See More

  • 1 mention in On 2-3 days business trip. Things to do/see and street shopping suggestions

    • Simon B.

      Simon B. said, "...awhile and enjoy. Then through Green Park to Piccadilly. The Ritz for tea? Along Piccadilly to Piccadilly Circus. Then back to Trafalgar Square and home for a rest. Lots of vibrant life, great views and great buildings to enjoy As stated elsewhere..." See More

  • 1 mention in Safe Hostel in London?

    • colleen n.

      colleen n. said, "...Yes - Check out the hostel on Great Portland Street near Trafalgar Square, Mephisto Picadilly Circus & Leicester Square. It is about as central a location as you can get in London - sort of like Times Square area in NYC...." See More

  • 1 mention in Itinerary Check

    • Alex J.

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      Alex J. said, "...Covent Garden where you can easily find a dinner option. I would also suggest that you make a quick stop at Trafalgar Square which is essentially the heart of London and about 5mins walk from Covent Garden. If you like, catch a..." See More

  • 1 mention in I'll be visiting London in the spring, I'd like to hit up some cool locals pubs and restaurants without the rest of the tourist crowd, any suggestions?

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "..."ale" and a "bitter", do some studying before you go there. Now, having said all that, most pubs in and around Trafalgar Square are going to be "touristy", you are going to have get away from the touristy areas in order to..." See More

  • 1 mention in I'm looking for a nice not expensive hotel in the city

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, " the rest of central London. The #15 bus also runs right along Lower Thames St past Saint Paul's Cathedral to Trafalgar Square and such. My mom says that the Grange also sends lots of deals by email, so it may be..." See More

  • 1 mention in Children in London

    • Lynn F.

      Lynn F. said, "...the Beefeaters' tour (they are amusing); Harry Potter Tour (go to Tourist Information Offices for info); London Zoo, Madame Tussauds London, Trafalgar Square, (the church, St Martin-in-the-Fields has brass rubbings and the cafe is in a crypt); the Natural History Museum;..." See More

  • 1 mention in 9 Hour Layover in London

    • Jessi P.

      Jessi P. said, "...Underground Bakerloo line to take you down to Piccadilly Circus. Head down Regent Street, and either hang a left to visit Trafalgar Square with Nelson's Column and the National Gallery, or a right to head along the Mall for a look at..." See More

  • 1 mention in Saturday evening in London

    • Susan H.

      Susan H. said, " and snack at the Café In The Crypt in the basement of St Martin in the Fields Church. Right in Trafalgar Square, across from the National Gallery, take the #24 Bus going to Hampstead and you can get off at..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must sees in London??

    • Johnny K.

      Johnny K. said, " a walk from House Of Parliament to Westminster Abbey then walk past 10 Downing Street.. take a pic.. up to Trafalgar Square .. take a picture on a lion.. walk down The Mall and head to Buckingham Palace.. for a another..." See More

  • 1 mention in Places to see, places to go

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...some of the things you might want to pass by are the Thames, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circusand Trafalgar Square. London has some lovely parks too. The Regent's Parkand St James' Park are definitely worth a visit. Hyde..." See More

  • 1 mention in Help with an itinerary for 20 days in Europe

    • Emily N.

      Emily N. said, "...Palace or House of Parliament), one historical site (Churchill War Rooms or Westminster Abbey) and one outdoor spectacle (Big Ben or Trafalgar Square ). Then just pick a neighborhood to walk around and get to know! Once you've done all that and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to explore in London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Switzerland?

    • Laurance R.

      Laurance R. said, "...The several parks, London Eye, Trafalgar Square, Hamleys (toy shop), many museums that appeal to a variety of people, ages, and are free...." See More

  • 1 mention in Is New Years in London pleasant?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...Be warned though, any vantage point around London Eye Big Ben and House Of Parliament would be very crowded, as is Trafalgar Square- another NYE hotspot...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to go early in the morning when you're jet-lagged?

    • Blake P.

      Blake P. said, "...Hey, when we were there Trafalgar Square was pretty cool early in the morning before the madness sets in (A Falconer was practicing). A rare chance to see the National Gallery and Nelson's Columnetc without it crowded with people. Once it is..." See More

  • 1 mention in Do we need proof of onward travel flying into Canada?

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...if someone can briefly answer your questions without an appointment. After all, when's the last time you braved the crowds at Trafalgar Square by choice? ;) Good luck, and have a great trip!..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do and where to go in England (london) ?

    • Jacqui T.

      Jacqui T. said, "...Square - pick up a quick takeaway lunch, like a salad or sandwich from Pret a Manger or Eat. Walk to Trafalgar Square From outside Charing Cross Station, catch the old Route Master bus (number 15) to Saint Paul's CathedralWalk from St..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the best places to visit for live music in London and England?

    • Michael D.

      Michael D. said, "...what type of music you like. My wife and I love the concerts at St Martin in the Fields church in Trafalgar Square. Mostly classical and always good...." See More

  • 1 mention in Where's your favorite Christmas vacation spot outside of your country?

    • Jared F.

      Jared F. said, "...wasn't by choice, but it was a beautiful place to spend the holiday. Skyping my family from the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square was a special moment. The Christmas market on the South Bank was nice as well...." See More

  • 1 mention in 2 days in London, what to see?

    • Laurance R.

      Laurance R. said, "...Parliament Square, which is along the Thames R., with Westminster Abbey very close. Piccadilly Circus theatres close, Trafalgar Square near. Lots of eateries...." See More

  • 1 mention in Can't leave Europe without doing… ?

    • Lynn F.

      Lynn F. said, "...the Tower Of London & its history. Then there is Saint Paul's Cathedral, the Houses Of Parliment, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square. Churchill's War Rooms are amazing! If you are a Beatles fan, find the Abbey Rd crosswalk; if you..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best itinerary for 3 days in London and 4 days in Paris

    • GusGus M.

      GusGus M. said, "...The area around Piccadilly Circus is loaded with free stuff to do. From the actual square to nearby free museums, galleries, Trafalgar Square, etc.. There are now city volunteers available here and you can ask them loads of questions. It's a..." See More

  • 1 mention in 4 days in London 4 days in Venice

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, see the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, DAY 2 spend the morning walking around Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden, have lunch before stopping by a museum (The British Museum?) for the afternoon,..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do?

    • Laurance R.

      Laurance R. said, "...from Heathrow Airport to Paddington Station which has tube lines (not Bakerloo now). You can go to places like Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey and Parliament Square easily. Buy an Oyster card for the tube to make tube travel easier...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best spot for afternoon tea

    • Ken M.

      Ken M. said, "...National Portrait Gallery at Trafalgar Square top floor restaurant. Entrance to gallery free. Pre book. Go to -drink/restaurant.php..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay in London that's conveniently located for first timer

    • Sunil M.

      Sunil M. said, "...I assume you want to do all of the classic london sights ( Trafalgar Square, The British Museum, South Bank of the Thames, Westminster Abbey etc. etc.) and bus/boat tours are probably the best to cover all the places.. So i..." See More

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