Trafalgar Square is a major destination for those heading to the capital city as it is one of the most iconic settings in London.
The famous landmark has a number of key attractions, including Nelson’s Column, and is also the venue for many of the top events in the capital such as New Year’s Eve, St Patrick’s Day and Eid.
There is also plenty to do in the area surrounding Tarfalgar Square and here are just some of the options for those visiting the area of London.
Her Majesty’s Theatre
Created in 1705, Her Majesty’s Theatre is one of the oldest playhouses in the city and is just a few minutes away from Trafalgar Square.
This popular venue has seen some of the best performances at the West End and is currently showing the famous Phantom of the Opera production that is a must see for fans of musical theatre.
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery is home to an amazing number of portraits of some of the most famous people from all walks of life, including British royal family members, sporting figures, actors and artists. There really is something for everyone to enjoy at this gallery and it is unique in its outlook to portraits.
It is not just traditional painted protraits on display, but there are also photographs, with numerous special exhibitions exploring this unique style.
The building is a great example of Georgian architecture and design, the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields is a local London landmark and offers services throughout the week for visitors and local residents.
There are daily music recitals and choral performances are held, while the property also offers a small cafe where visitors can unwind and simply enjoy their impressive surroundings.
There are plenty of ways to get to Trafalgar Square and the London Underground services are some of the most reliable travel options for visitors, with plenty of stations nearby:-
Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines)
Embankment (Bakerloo, Circle, District and Northern lines)
Temple (Circle and District lines)
Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines)
Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines)
Westminster (Circle, District and Jubilee lines)