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Piccadilly Circus, London
(3.5/5 based on 4,000 reviews on the web)
Known for its illuminated advertising, Piccadilly Circus is an iconic London area that is home to some of the city's most popular sites. Take the Underground to the Piccadilly Circus station and take your pick of attractions: Criterion Theatre, London Pavilion, Chinawhite club, and numerous department stores, clubs, bars, and restaurants. Be sure to visit the Shaftesbury Monument Memorial Fountain, erected in 1892, to pay homage to the philanthropist Lord Shaftesbury. For Piccadilly Circus and beyond, use our London itinerary planner to get the most from your London vacation.
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  • You see this square hundreds of times in the movies and when are in it not disappoints. If going to London at least of step you have that go to Piccadilly Circus.
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  • In itself the square would be anonymous, but put the lights of billboards, street noise, the crossroads of taxis and buses, the fronds of people living here all ore...si is in the vibrant heart of the city. Everything seems to give off energy, vitality and euphoria.
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  • Great area of London with a lot going for it. However it seems to have lost somr of its former glory. Exiting from the tube via a tatty shop turned me off before I got to ground level.