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Piccadilly Circus is one of those famous London landmarks that you always see pictures of.

It is at the junction of 5 busy roads and is lit by large electric advertisements at night.

The statue of Eros is at the heart of the junction. Eros was the pagan god of love, and the statue rises above a bronze fountain.

I just read that Piccadilly takes it name from a 17th century frilly collar called a 'piccadil'. Apparently a dressmaker grew very rich making them and then built a house near Piccadilly Circus.

Piccadilly Circus is always bustling and crowded - keep and eye on your valuables!

Address: Piccadilly Circus, SW1
Directions: Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus
Phone: +44 343 222 1234
Website: http://london.travelape.com/attractions/piccadilly-circus/

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  • Updated Apr 15, 2004
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