Piccadilly Circus

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London, England
Piccadilly Circus - Piccadilly Circus by day
Piccadilly Circus - Piccadilly Circus by day
Piccadilly Circus - Piccadilly Circus by day
Piccadilly Circus - Piccadilly Circus by day
Piccadilly Circus - Piccadilly Circus by night

Piccadilly Circus London Reviews

wongjst wongjst
40 reviews
Jul 05, 2007
Piccadilly Circus is a famous traffic intersection and public space of London's West End in the City of Westminster. Built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly, it 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 a central location at the heart of the West End. Its status as a major traffic intersection has made Piccadilly Circus a busy meeting point and a tourist attraction in its own right.
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mswim mswim
31 reviews
Mar 17, 2007
Piccadilly Circus is a bustling commerical area in the heart of London. It is easily accessible by the London Underground (just follow the Piccadilly Line) and is a great place to visit during the day and at night. During the day the streets are full of tourists and shoppes. Stores line the avenue and beg to be visited. Cars swarm past you as you snap photos of this picturesque little corner of the city.

Nothing can beat Piccadilly Circus at night, however, as it's florecent lights beam colors of red, blue and white so bright you could probably see it from space. This is a great place!
X_Drive X_Drive
837 reviews
One of the most famous shopping areas of London May 31, 2005
The Virgin Records Megastore was located at 1 Piccadilly Circus and seemed to be the main attraction at the intersection of the several streets that all go around the three sided traffic jam. I understand it is no longer there and even its replacement has closed. Besides the many busses and cars there is an underground stop here as well, so the number of people is always high. This is one of the major shopping areas of London and it is very easy to see why. The Shaftesbury Memorial and the Statue of Anteros, which was moved from the center to allow better traffic flow is still a major draw for photos. At night, when the neon lights come on, the Circus does indeed seem to turn into a wild circus place. Whether you are shopping, looking around, or watching people and taking pictures, this is a great spot in London. We actually ended up here by mistake, but it was one of the best mistakes we made in London.
peppertm peppertm
116 reviews
May 07, 2005
This is a big traffic junction of five streets, including Regent Street and Oxford Street. I assume this is like the Times Square of London, what with the big scrolling screen. So many people, so many cars, oh my. It’s just an incredibly busy place with people hanging around, talking, and taking pictures. You’ll be guaranteed to find someone sitting on the statue of Eros (The Shaftesbury Memorial) across from the screen, getting their picture taken. You’ll also find the Criterion Theatre, London Pavilion, MGM Cinema, and different nightclubs.
Piccadilly Circus by day
Piccadilly Circus by night

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