Piccadilly Circus, London, UK

Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London’s West End in the City of Westminster. It was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly. In this context, a circus, from the Latin word meaning “circle”, is a round open space at a street junction.Roads at, junction:Regent Street, Piccadilly, Shaftesbury Avenue, The Haymarket, Coventry Street and Glasshouse Street.

Piccadilly Circus marks the junction of Regent Street, Shaftsbury Avenue, Piccadilly and Haymarket. It also connects major areas, including Trafalgar Square, Soho, Chinatown, and Leicester Square. At its centre is the statue of a winged archer, Anteros, which rises above Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain.


London Multi-Entry Multi-Directional VVIP Visitors Guide © Simon Newbound

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