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Trafalgar Square

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Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 hour
Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK
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Phone: +44-20-79834000

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Trafalgar Square, London's famous square, is located in the center of London, east of London City, north of London's downtown Soho District, south of Whitehall Street, southwest not far from the Royal Palace, moderate location and beautiful architecture, it has become one of London's attractions. Trafalgar Square, built in memory of the famous battle of the port of Trafalgar, stands a monument and bronze statue of the British Navy Admiral Nelson in the center of the square. The square is the hub of local traffic, and Charing Cross is nearby, passing by buses and the 5-line subway. The square's most prominent symbol is the Nelson Column at the southern end, 53 meters high. The monument commemorates the Napoleonic Wars admiral, the British national hero Horatio Nelson, with a bronze statue of the general on the pillars, surrounded by four huge bronze lions, and a “fourth pedestal” in the northwest corner always vacant. The city of London has rotated some modern sculptures here, where for more than a century people have loved to celebrate New Year's Eve, Christmas, or political demonstrations. Traffagar Square is a famous square in Westminster, Greater London, and a tourist attraction on the south side of the National Gallery of Britain. It was built in 1805. Trafagar Square is also called "Pigeon Square" (The pigeon square) because there are often a large number of pigeons. To thank the exiled Norwegian royal family in London during World War II, the timber-rich Norway placed the beautiful Christmas tree in the pigeon square, making it the main place in London to celebrate Christmas. There are usually a lot of people here at any time, there are tourists for a break, there are locals waiting for people or relaxing, there is always people everywhere

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Trafalgar Square, a famous square in London, was built to commemorate the early 19th century Trafalgar Sea War. In the center of the square stood a monument designed by William Dalton, the main body of which was a round stone pillar with a bronze statue of Nelson‘s full body in uniform, cast by the sculptor Bailey with copper cannons seized in the battle of Trafalgar.
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