Trafalgar Square is a public square located in the City of Westminster, Central London. It is named in the memory of the Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars with France and Spain. Trafalgar Square is surrounded by museums, galleries, cultural spaces and historic buildings which attracts a lot of visitors.
Free events such as multicultural festivals and religious celebrations are frequently conducted here, supported by the Mayor of London.
Nelson’s Column: the centrepiece of Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square lions: he four bronze lion statue sit at the base of Nelson’s Column as protectors of the monument.
Trafalgar Square fountains: features dolphins, mermaids and tritons. These fountains are illuminated with LED lights at night.
Trafalgar Square statues: four plinths consist of 4 statues, 3 of them are General Sir Charles James Napier, Major General Sir Henry Havelock and King George IV. The Fourth Plinth is The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist by Michael Rakowitz.
Dining at Café on the Square or The National Café or at Bronte, The National Dining Rooms and The Portrait Restaurant.
Popular celebrations here are: St Patrick's Day, Easter Weekend, New Year's Day Parade, Chinese New Year in London
How to Reach Trafalgar Square?
The nearest station: Charing Cross, on the Bakerloo and Northern lines
Underground stations: Leicester Square (six-minute walk), Embankment (eight-minute walk) and Piccadilly Circus (nine-minute walk).
Bus: Routes 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 87, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176 and 453.