Leicester Square

The area around Leicester Square, often called the West End, is the entertainment heart of . The area also includes Chinatown, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain. Photo: Romazur, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Art gallery
The is an art museum in in the , in . is situated 640 feet southeast of Leicester Square. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an opera house and major performing arts venue in , . is situated 1900 feet northeast of Leicester Square. Photo: Russ London, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is an art institution based in Burlington House on in London. is situated 2200 feet west of Leicester Square. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The at , , was the main residence of the English monarchs from 1530 until 1698, when most of its structures, except notably Inigo Jones's Banqueting House of 1622, were destroyed by fire. is situated 2600 feet southeast of Leicester Square. Photo: Hendrick Danckerts, Public domain.

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 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.

is a district of central , part of the West End, famous for jazz, its gay village, sex shops and alternative lifestyles. Photo: garryknight, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Leicester Square

51.5104° or 51° 30' 37.5" north
-0.1301° or 0° 7' 48.4" west
102 feet (31 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 4082589
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: ليستر سكوير
  • Basque: Leicester Square
  • Chinese: 莱斯特广场
  • Chinese: 萊斯特廣場
  • Czech: Leicester Square
  • Danish: Leicester Square
  • Dutch: Leicester Square
  • Egyptian Arabic: ليستر سكوير
  • French: Leicester Square
  • German: Leicester Square
  • Greek: Πλατεία Λέστερ
  • Hebrew: אזור כיכר לסטר
  • Hebrew: כיכר לסטר
  • Hebrew: לסטר סקוור
  • Icelandic: Leicester Square
  • Indonesian: Lapangan Leicester
  • Irish: Cearnóg Leicester
  • Italian: Leicester Square
  • Japanese: レスタースクウェア
  • Japanese: レスタースクエア
  • Japanese: レスター・スクウェア
  • Japanese: レスター・スクエア
  • Korean: 레스터 광장
  • Lithuanian: Lesterio aikštė
  • Malay: Dataran Leicester
  • Norwegian: Leicester Square
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Leicester Square
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Leicester Square
  • Persian: میدان لستر
  • Polish: Leicester Square
  • Russian: Лестер-сквер
  • Serbo-Croatian: Leicester Square
  • Sicilian: Leicester Square
  • Slovak: Leicester Square
  • Spanish: Leicester Square
  • Swedish: Leicester Square
  • Turkish: Leicester Meydanı
  • Welsh: Sgwâr Leicester

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