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Trafalgar Square
London, Greater London WC2N 5DX

 020 7983 4750

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"If you take a walking tour, some of the things you might want to pass by are the Thames, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square."  See More

"You can go to places like Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey and Parliament Square easily."  See More

"Hop-on/Hop-off Bus to get the lay of the land; London Eye, Tower Of London, 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; Science Museum."  See More

"The local buses immediately around Heathrow are free (not the Hotel Hoppa). See the map !"  See More

"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."  See More

"Bunch of good hotels centrally by Covent Garden or Trafalgar Square and Royal Horseguards Hotel is one of them."  See More

"Then back to Trafalgar Square and home for a rest."  See More

"Walk to Trafalgar Square From outside Charing Cross Station, catch the old Route Master bus (number 15) to Saint Paul's Cathedral Walk from St Paul's to the Tower Of London - do a tour with the Beefeaters Walk across Tower Bridge Walk back along the river to The Shard - pre-book your tickets online for The View from The Shard (one of the best, uninterrupted views of London)."  See More

"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 Tower Of London."  See More

"If you get the No 11 bus from Victoria Station it will take you past many of the 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."  See More

"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

"I could name loads but around Trafalgar Square is a great place to start - there's so much nearby."  See More

"Just try to hit one museum (my vote is for either The British Museum or Tate Modern), one government/royal thing (Buckingham Palace or House of Parliament), one historical site (Churchill War Rooms or Westminster Abbey) and one outdoor spectacle (Big Ben or Trafalgar Square)."  See More

"My wife and I love the concerts at St Martin in the Fields church in Trafalgar Square."  See More

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

"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."  See More

"Definitely make time for a general city hop on hop off off tour Trafalgar Square Big Bus London."  See More

"My favorite is the Tower Of London; Saint Paul's Cathedral & Trafalgar Square & Piccadilly Circus are good areas for exploration."  See More

"From the actual square to nearby free museums, galleries, Trafalgar Square, etc."  See More

"DAY 2 spend the morning walking around Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden, have lunch before stopping by a museum (The British Museum?"  See More

"Skyping my family from the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square was a special moment."  See More

"You'll want to take in Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square etc."  See More

"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

"If you want a bit more culture, finish up at Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, the centre of London."  See More

"The #15 bus also runs right along Lower Thames St past Saint Paul's Cathedral to Trafalgar Square and such."  See More

"You 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

"After all, when's the last time you braved the crowds at Trafalgar Square by choice?"  See More

"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 Buckingham Palace."  See More

"Then there is Saint Paul's Cathedral, the Houses Of Parliment, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square."  See More

"National Portrait Gallery at Trafalgar Square top floor restaurant."  See More

"Right in Trafalgar Square, across from the National Gallery, take the #24 Bus going to Hampstead and you can get off at Camden Market and experience the Horse Tunnel Market crafts/ everything before and grab some awesome street food."  See More

"Hi Raine, You seem to have a nice grip on what to see and do but I would suggest a few tweeks to get the most of food and sightseeing, among the locals. I assume you are okay with walking? Remember that you can always pop in a bus or tube but do make sure to have an oyster card with money in it (or a day/weekend pass) which you can get at most tube (that's the underground) stations. You can use >"  See More

"Hey, when we were there Trafalgar Square was pretty cool early in the morning before the madness sets in (A Falconer was practicing)."  See More

"From Victoria to London Bridge, the walk takes about three hours (how long it took me when I walked it) and takes you past the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, the Tate Modern, Battersea Power Station and Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace are both short walks from the riverside."  See More

"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."  See More

"Be sure to walk the river, ride the London Eye and see Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus."  See More

"Yes - Check out the hostel on Great Portland Street near Trafalgar Square, Mephisto Picadilly Circus & Leicester Square."  See More

"Trafalgar Square has the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery is just behind"  See More

"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 find a non-touristy pub."  See More

"Me & my wife visited London on a very low budget. Our fave free (cheap) things to do in London... 1) Walk alog the Thames River 2) Take a ride on the top-deck of any free double decker public transport red bus. 3) There are a few 45 mins to 1 Hr free walking tours conducted by some of the bus tour companies. We scored a change-of guard tour for free where the entire ceremony was properly explained. 4) Most museums in London are free, except for the "Special Exhibitions" sections. Here is a list to get you started: /"  See More

"You can go see many of the sights for free (there is 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

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