Piccadilly Circus built in 1819, is a road junction and a public space connecting the Regent Street with Piccadilly, you can find a world-famous statue of Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain, which is used as a popular meeting point and a beautiful location used to take photographs.
Piccadilly Cirus is surrounded by major tourists attractions, including the London Pavilion, Criterion Theatre and the Shaftesbury Memorial as well as a number of Bars and Restaurants located nearby.
over the years the Piccadilly Circus changed as new eras begun a new age of motor transport took over and the roads of Piccadilly Circus changed later becoming a popular tourist location as advertisement boards started to appear and later becoming digital boards that are popular with tourists wanting to take photographs.
How Piccadilly Circus Changed over the years: 1900 – 1953
How Piccadilly Circus Changed over the years: 1983 – 2018
How to get there
Address: Piccadilly Circus, London W1D 7ET
- By Bus: Piccadilly Circus via bus routes 12, 453, 94, 3, 12, 88, 159, N3, N109 and N136.
- By Train: The nearest station is Charing Cross, which is an 11-minute walk away.
- By Tube: Piccadilly Circus can be accessed via the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines.
- By Car: the nearest car parks are located on Arlington Street and Brewer Street.