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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square was originally called Charing, and then Charing Cross, and is the largest square in London. Considered the heart of the city, Trafalgar Square is surrounded by things to see and do, and important historic sites, including the National Gallery and St. Martin-in-the-Fields church. Central to the square is Nelson’s Column, a vertical column 52 metres high that honours Admiral Nelson and his victory over the French in 1805. At the top is a statue of Nelson that raises it an additional 5.5 metres. The four bronze lions at its feet present a favourite photo opportunity for visitors

  • Check out the current exhibit on the Fourth Plinth in the Northwest corner of Trafalgar Square; originally a base for an equestrian statue that was never installed, it now houses changing modern exhibits.
  • Compare “perches”, “chains”, and other old London measurements against the modern feet and yards on the wall behind the Café.
  • Stop at the Café to rest your feet and grab a cup of tea or a snack after walking around Trafalgar Square.

You can get to Trafalgar Square in any of the usual ways. There is little inexpensive parking, so taking mass transit or walking around London is usually the best method. There are three London Underground stations serving Trafalgar Square: Charing Cross station, which has an exit in the square itself for the Northern and Bakerloo lines, Embankment station, and Leicester Square station. In addition, there are almost 20 bus lines that connect in the square from other parts of the city. Much of the square itself has been closed to motorized traffic and paved for easy pedestrian traffic.

Hotels near Trafalgar Square

760 hotels near Trafalgar Square

1 Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

4 stars
4.6 / 5 7 reviews

Bloomsbury Way Map

Kingsley By Thistle offers an ideal blend of luxurious accommodation and contemporary comforts for a relaxed stay. Visitors can enjoy a range of musical and theatre performances at the Royal Opera... More

2 Staunton Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 9 reviews

13-15, Gower Street Map

Staunton Hotel London with its Georgian architecture welcomes travellers to plan their vacation stay and enjoy modern lodging offered to them. Guests can visit the British Museum at Great Russell... More

3 The Grand at Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.3 / 5 11 reviews

8 Northumberland Ave Map

Housed in the historic Northumberland House, The Grand at Trafalgar Square welcomes discerning travellers with elegant surroundings and chic accommodations in the heart of London. This posh hotel... More

4 Club Quarters Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.6 / 5 34 reviews

8 Northumberland Avenue Map

Located adjacent to Trafalgar Square and various top-rated local attractions, Club Quarters Trafalgar Square invites travellers to a stylish yet affordable Victorian-style retreat in this England... More

5 The Cavendish London

4 stars
4.6 / 5 25 reviews

81 Jermyn Street Map

The Cavendish London Hotel is set in the midst of London's most popular theatres, shopping centres and landmarks including, Admiralty Arch, National Portrait Gallery and Buckingham Palace. It also... More

6 Amba Hotel Charing Cross

4 stars
4.7 / 5 19 reviews

Charing Cross, The Strand, Map

Amba Hotel Charing Cross offers modern convenience and comfortable lodging for business as well as leisure travellers. The hotel's location provides easy transit options to explore the city... More

7 Club Quarters Lincolns Inn Fi

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

61 Lincolns Inn Fields Map

Offering plush accommodations without a hefty price tag, Club Quarters Lincoln Inn Fields makes for a suitable retreat for corporate travellers and holidaymakers in the vibrant and heritage-rich... More

8 Strand Palace Hotel London

4 stars
4.5 / 5 160 reviews

372, Strand Map

Surrounded by London's well known places such as Courtauld Gallery, Covent Garden and National Portrait Gallery, Strand Palace Hotel London offers modern services and quality accommodation that are... More

9 Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

4 stars
4.2 / 5 22 reviews

200 Westminster Bridge Road Map

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London is located on the South Bank of the River Thames within easy walking distance of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. The famous 'London Eye' is on the... More

10 St. Ermin's Hotel Autograph Collection

4 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews

2 Caxton Street Map

St. Ermin's Hotel London presents quality accommodation and professional service. Travellers visiting London can plan their stay at this hotel. This hotel is in proximity to Westminster Abbey... More