Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Trafalgar Square @ London

Trafalgar Square, the largest square in London and it is often regards as the heart of the city. This area has been a central meeting place since the middle ages. In the middle of the square stands a tall column honoring admiral Nelson who was a British flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He was involved in the most notable war which was the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, during which he was shot and killed. The battle was the most decisive naval victory of the war. The British victory spectacularly confirmed the naval supremacy as during the Battle of Trafalgar, 27 British ships were against 33 French and Spanish ships which Britain had won at that time.

This site is always crowded with visitors/tourist. I would recommend to combine a visit to the National Art Gallery just off the main square.



Nelson Column at the centre of Trafalgar Square.

Trafalgar Square during sunset. The fountain was glowing blue.

Sunset at Trafalgar Square.

National Art Gallery.

London iconic red bus around Trafalgar Square.

Wow, Tourism Malaysia office just opposite Trafalgar Square. Hope that you have done a good job by promoting Malaysia in London.

GPS/Coordinate: 51.507959, -0.128112
Address: Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
Public Transport: Charing Cross station on London tube.

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