Trafalgar Square

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Details
Trafalgar Sq
London, WC2N 5DX
Plaza
Hours
Mon–Sun: 24 Hours

Foursquare Tips

  • A wonderful place for people watching on a sunny day or as a romantic meeting place at dusk, but look out for the pigeons. A visit to the National Gallery is also highly recommended.
  • Every year a Norway Spruce is erected here and decorated as part of the Christmas festivities. The tree is a gift of thanks from the Norwegians for Britain's support during the Second World War
  • So, it's totally touristy, ok, but it's still the heart of London. You can just sit here and think about how lucky you are to be in such an awesome city.
  • Perfect place for time lapse photography
  • Harris Hawk - pigeon control, Trafalgar Square
  • We have a documentary on the history of Trafalgar Square for you to listen to while you are here. Click on this tip to get the link
  • si, bellissima.
  • A wonderful place for people watching on a sunny day or as a romantic meeting place at dusk, but look out for the pigeons. A visit to the National Gallery is also highly recommended :D
  • Did you know that Norway always sends a huge Christmas tree to the square, as a token of gratitude for Britain's help during the Second World war.
  • TRAVEL FACT: Located in the heart of London, this popular square is the backdrop for many well-known films and TV shows, and is a common meeting place for events and festivals.
  • Great place especially at night
  • Art display with lights and robot arms. I have no idea what is happening but it is cool.
  • Bird poop central. Keep your eyes out for the peregrine falcon that chases away the pigeons.
  • Gorgeous public space in London's City of Westminster. Site of former Charing Cross. Wikipedia: "The present architecture of the square is due to Sir Charles Barry and was completed in 1845."
  • Be sure to visit the largest square in London where you will find the tall Nelsons Column and gorgeous fountains. Sit on the big steps leading up to the National Gallery for a fantastic view.
  • Great place for pictures. You can see Big Ben down the road. Make sure you stop at the National Gallery.
  • In the London Heart
  • In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Death Eaters fly over Trafalgar Square on their way to Diagonal Alley.
  • Don't feed the pigeons!
  • Do visit the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery.