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Trafalgar Square
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Trafalgar Square was designed to commemorate the Battle of Trafalgar won by the British under the leadership of Admiral Lord Nelson whose statue stands above the square on Nelsons Columm. Nelson is facing the Admiralty across the road by Admiralty Arch, with his back, unfortunately most on the square. But much more can be seen. St. Martin's in the Field, a church famous for its lunchtime concerts, the National Portrait Gallery (better known abbrieviated to the National Gallery). To the side of one of the fountains you look down Horse Guards Parade and can just see Big Ben rising above the Palace of Westminster - the Houses of Parliament. Also leading off Trafalgar Square is the Mall leading to the Roayla residence, Buckingham Palace. In this scene are a couple of pavement artists chalking in flags of nations. They take requests, and it's appreciated if a pound or two is left for their trouble.

Copyright: Mark Schuster
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Tags: trafalgar; mall; horse guardes; buckingham palace; st martin; national portrait gallery; national gallery; nelson; nelson's column
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