In 1830, the famous architect John Nash built Trafalgar Square. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in England. It is located in the City of Westminster in central London which is one of the hubs of London. Every year a large number of tourists come to visit here.
This square is divided into several parts. Each section is world-famous for its architectural style. There are various historical stories behind each section. The square has long belonged to the British royal family.
For a long time, the British royal family was in charge of its care. But it is currently under the authority and responsibility of the Greater London Authority and the Westminster City Council.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Nelson's Column - Built-in 1843. It is a memorial to Admiral Nelson. It has four copper lion portraits.
St. Martin's in the Field - There is a church inside this monument. The architecture of the church is very beautiful and charming. The church is the main church of the royal family of England.
National Gallery- It is located on the north side of Trafalgar Square. The gallery houses work by famous artists such as Michelangelo, Hogar, Titian, Rembrandt, and many more. This National Gallery in Trafalgar Square is one of the other galleries in the world.
Canada House - This is located on the west side of the square. The House is home to the Canadian Embassy, the High Commissioner's Office. The Canadian House was designed by Robert Smartkey, who also designed the British Museum.
Fourth Plinth - It is located northwest of the square. The office of the Art Commission of London is at the Fourth Plinth.
Admiralty Arch - This arch is associated with Buckingham Palace. This main gate is used only for royal processions.
White Hall and Big Ben- It is located on the south side of the square. White Hall connects Trafalgar Square with Parliament Square. Roughly most of the ministers and bureaucrats live here. Bigben clock t up a pillar. And this pillar is located in the north corner of Westminster.
South Africa House - This is the government embassy in South Africa, the office of the High Commission. Its architecture is remarkable.
National Gallery Cafe - Inside the square, there is a cafe right next to the National Gallery which is known as Cafe on the Square. This cafe is open 7 days a week from 10 am to 6 pm. Lots of people gather in the cafe on different occasions. But the cafe is currently closed for the Covid-19 outbreak.
Affordable Toilet - There is an affordable toilet arrangement at the western end of the square. The toilets are open to the public from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Heritage wardens are always stored in the square so that tourists do not have any inconvenience. These wardens help tourists all the time.
Safety Rules - Uniformed security forces are always deployed in the square to protect visitors. Security forces patrol the square at all times. Closed-circuit TV is on all the time.