"Nelsons Column -" Nelson's Column Tip by keeweechic

Nelson's Column, London: 22 reviews and 39 photos


The 18 ft statue of Admiral Horatio Nelson stands on a towering 171 feet tall column in Trafalgar Square. In 1843, before Nelson's statue was placed on the top of the column, 14 stonemasons held a dinner on the flat top of the supporting column.

At the base of the column are four bronze lions which guard the base and were added in 1868.

Nelson is buried in St Paul's Cathedral).

Address: Trafalgar Square
Directions: Nearest Underground Station: Charing Cross
Nearest Railway Station: Charing Cross

Website: http://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/our-building-and-squares/trafalgar-square

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  • Updated May 30, 2004
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