London Piccadilly Circus area

Visiting London and looking for things to do around Piccadilly Circus area? There are plenty of things to keep you busy around this popular London square. Whether you are there to visit the Statue of Eros or to enjoy the nightlife, you’re bound to have a memorable time!

The Statue of Eros- also known as the Shaftesbury Memorial – was first erected in 1893 and has been a popular sight for tourists ever since. The nude statue was built to celebrate the works of Lord Shaftesbury. What the majority of people do not know is that the monument is actually of the Greek god Anteros and is only referred to as the statue of Eros – his brother.

Things to do in Piccadilly Circus area

Once you’ve witnessed this great sculpture, you will be wondering what’s the next thing to see in Piccadilly Circus area. If you’re traveling with kids, then you might be looking for something that’s more suitable for children. Consider visiting Ripley’s Believe It or Not. The museum was formally the Rock Circus exhibition which had several wax figures of pop and rock stars. Rock Circus closed in 2001 and now the space is known as Ripley’s Believe It or Not. This London museum is well-known for having a huge collection of Marilyn Monroe’s personal belongings, and contains various strange collections such as shrunken heads. Visiting Ripley’s will be a remarkable day out. Also ideal for a fun day out is London Trocadero. The venue contains several attractions and entertainment hubs ready for visitors to enjoy.

Want to spot a few celebrities and take part in a movie premiere? Hit Leicester Square which is nearby – but make sure to find out if there is one taking place beforehand! By heading north, you will discover another popular London attraction – Chinatown. Browse the stores and eat at the Chinese buffet restaurants for a unique experience. Close by towards Charing Cross is Trafalgar Square. Take a photo with the lion statues and also consider taking part in one of the square’s unique events like the Diwali Festival or New Year’s Eve, if you happen to visit London at the right time. If you have a desire to explore and be educated, visit the National Gallery or the Portrait Gallery which are also around Piccadilly Circus area. Check our special video guide to learn about things to see in London particularly around this area.

Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath Day Trip from London

Discover Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath on this 11-hour coach tour from London. Leave the city behind you and travel by air-conditioned coach to Windsor Castle, home of the British Royal Family for the last 900 years. Visit St George's Chapel and the State Apartments with your professional tour guide before traveling out to Salisbury, where the ancient rock formations of Stonehenge await. Continue on to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, visit the Roman Baths and enjoy a panoramic tour with your guide before returning to London.

USD 120.92$

London Pass

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the London Pass, and enjoy free entry to 60 of its world-class sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Save time as you skip the queues with fast-track entry at countless attractions, and take advantage of special offers at quality London restaurants and shops.

Even better, why not upgrade and include transport with your London Pass? Choose from a 1-, 2-, 3- or 6-day sightseeing pass with transport included and see the highlights of England’s cosmopolitan capital with ease.

USD 76.82$

London in One Day Sightseeing Tour

See London in one day on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by an expert local guide! Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and St Paul’s Cathedral while traveling around the West End and City of London. After the sightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Buckingham Palace and tour the Tower of London with a Beefeater.

USD 118.52$

The Shard London: The View from The Shard

This ticket is your chance to experience the newest attraction that London has to offer -- The Shard. This incredible architectural wonder will take you on a high-tech and multi-sensory journey with exhilarating 360-degree views of 40 miles (64 km) across England's capital. See top London attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the London Eye from a vantage point like no other. In fact, The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe!

Simply bring your voucher to the entrance and you will be allocated the next available time slot.

USD 39.12$

Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

This Royal Tour of London takes in many of the royal highlights of London, including Westminster Abbey where Prince William and Kate Middleton, where married on April 29, 2011. You will also see Kensington Palace, where Diana, Princess of Wales, lived. Finally, you will experience the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace, then spend the afternoon exploring London at your leisure.

USD 51.74$