Piccadilly Circus, London

Piccadilly Circus

About Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is London's answer to New York's Times Square. Ablaze with neon advertisements, noise and traffic, Piccadilly Circus is a popular meeting place for all and sundry. Traffic swirls around the Statue of Eros, oblivious to passing pedestrians - be advised to use the subways where possible.

With neon excess abounding the area is a commercial hive of activity and there are plenty of establishments ready to take your hard earned cash off you.

The Trocadero, a complex built on a lost eighties promise, continues to pull them in. Go inside if video games, cinema and (mainly) noisy hi tech family entertainment is your thing, avoid like the plague if it isn't.

Appropriately Planet Hollywood stands next door. You'll also find the Rock Circus (a musical Madame Tussauds) in the locale. Beyond Piccadilly is Leicester Square, the epicentre of all things hollywood in London. Click on 'Film' in the listings panel for more information.

Nearest tube: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo or Piccadilly)