Statue of Eros, London
Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London's West End in the City of Westminster, built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly. In this context, a circus, from the Latin word meaning "circle", is a round open space at a street junction.Piccadilly now links directly to the theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue, as well as the Haymarket, Coventry Street (onwards to Leicester Square), and Glasshouse Street. The Circus is close to major shopping and entertainment areas in the West End. Its status as a major traffic junction has made Piccadilly Circus a busy meeting place and a tourist attraction in its own right. The Circus is particularly known for its video display and neon signs mounted on the corner building on the northern side, as well as the Shaftesbury memorial fountain and statue of Eros. It is surrounded by several notable buildings, including the London Pavilion and Criterion Theatre. Directly underneath the plaza is Piccadilly Circus tube station, part of the London Underground system.Take a look at our London vacation planner to schedule your visit to Statue of Eros and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Die Statue von Eros steht in einem der Epizentren des Londoner Tourismus auf dem Piccadilly Circus. Sie wurde mit dem dazugehörigen Brunnen im Jahre 1893 eingeweiht. Es war das erste Denkmal in London... read more »The Eros statue in one of the epicenters of the London tourism on Piccadilly Circus. It was inaugurated in 1893 with the corresponding fountain. It was the first monument in London, which was cast entirely of aluminium. The world-famous square is part of probably with his Eros, but actually should represent an Angel of charity that almost every programme in London. We're of course there. You must have seen it, but it's loud, listened and stressful. A short visit has therefore passed us.show original
Si trova a Piccadilly Circus la più famosa statua raffigurante Anteros, il Dio dell'amore reciproco. La statua è stata realizzata nel 1885 da Alfred Gilbert e sovrasta la «Shaftesbury Memorial Fountai... read more »Located in Piccadilly Circus is the most famous statue of Anteros, the God of love for each other. The statue was built in 1885 by Alfred Gilbert and overlooks the «Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain, built to commemorate the philanthropist Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. In fact the statue in the fountain represents the «Angel of Christian charity "(The Angel of Christian Charity), better known as Eros, but in fact it is his brother, Anteros, recognizable from the longer wings. Eros also has the quiver, arrows, and the bandage. The two brothers, sons of Ares and Aphrodite, they were inseparable but when Anteros receded by Eros, the latter returned the child. Then they say that Anteros protects the unhappy love, including homosexuals if opposed. If you enjoyed this review will welcome a useful vote by clicking below. Thank you!show original
Picadilly Circus, el corazón de Londres, este lugar está lleno de vida, todo te queda cerca, desde regent hasta Leicester square, venir a Londres y no venir a picadilly es como no venirPicadilly Circus, the heart of London, this place is full of life, you have nearly everything, from regent to Leicester square, come to London and not come to Piccadilly is like not comingshow original
Lele KissExceptional meeting point. "No one can lose" a spectacular sports shop in 4 floors for shopping assault.show original
Aybike BAYRAKTAR• large advertising signs, and Piccadilly Circus fountain of Cupid: a challenge. Fountain of Cupid sitting around taking pictures and you'll see a large number of tourists. Piccadilly Circusun known as the upper side of Soho London is the liveliest nightlife area.show original
Achille VenieroGreat!show original
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