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Piccadilly Circus, London

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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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  • August 20, 2017
    What's the big deal? It's a road junction that joins Regent Street with Piccadilly. Also involved are Glasshouse Street, Coventry Street, The Haymarket, and Shaftesbury Avenue, and in the middle of th...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Very busy, I felt in New York. MTAs legal stores, and also many varieties! Odometers night is exciting!
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  • August 20, 2017
    Saving the great differences that exist, it would be as a small time esquare.juventud gathered around the square, street music, shops and small bars and restaurants. In short, pleasant meeting place inside what offers London. Mayo.2017
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Many of London's main attractions are spread out, so nearby public transportation is key. There is no downtown area as such in London, and some of the least expensive hotels have more convenient access to tourist sites than the costlier ones. For a quintessential London experience, consider staying in the West End. This part of town offers excellent theaters, historical sites, and eating and shopping options for every taste. Lodging won’t be cheap, but you’ll have the colorful variety of London life right at your doorstep. Look at Notting Hill or Chelsea for charming and less expensive boutique hotels and B&Bs.
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