"Iconic Images of London" Trafalgar Square Tip by krissyM

Trafalgar Square, London: 248 reviews and 447 photos


Trafalgar Square is a square in London located in front of the National Gallery which commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar. The Battle of Trafalgar was a British Naval victory during the Napoleanic War.

Nelson's Column, the iconic column in the square was erected in 1840 was built to honor the death of Admiral Horation Nelson who died at the Battle of Trafalgar. The statue faces south, towards the Palace of Westminster and along Pall Mall, where his ships are represented on the top of each flagpole.

Address: Trafalgar Square, WC2
Directions: Charing Cross or Leicester Square tubes
Phone: +44 20 7983 4750
Website: https://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/our-building-and-squares/trafalgar-square%20?source=vanityurl

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  • Written Feb 7, 2008
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