Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public square in the , , built around the area formerly known as . Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, the British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars over France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of .
Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Notable Places in the Area

The area around , often called the West End, is the entertainment heart of . Photo: Aurelien Guichard, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Art gallery
The is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the , in . Photo: Diego Delso, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a monument in Trafalgar Square in the , , built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Photo: Beata May, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Historic building
is a landmark building in providing road and pedestrian access between , which extends to the southwest, and Trafalgar Square to the northeast. is situated 490 feet south of Trafalgar Square. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, is a megalopolis of people, ideas and frenetic energy. Photo: Diliff, CC BY 3.0.

is an ethnic enclave in the , , bordering to its north and west, Theatreland to the south and east. Photo: Aurelien Guichard, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the , between St Martin's Lane and Drury Lane. Photo: Garry Knight, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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