A high resolution panorama overlooking Trafalgar Square, London, as the lights come on to illuminate Nelson’s Column, the Landseer lions and the fountains. The National Gallery, St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Canada House, and South Africa House can all be seen around the square with the London Coliseum (home of the English National Opera) in the background.
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With over five million visitors each year the National Gallery is one of the most popular art museums in the world. Founded in 1824, the collection was housed in various locations before finding its permanent home in London’s Trafalgar Square in 1837. Only the façade of the original building designed by William Wilkins remains as its been constantly extended and adapted over the years.
Pigeons have enormous fields of vision – they can see 340-degrees around without moving, thanks to their side-mounted eyes. The peripheral vision of each eye is so great that the two visual fields overlap, giving the pigeon a binocular field of 24-degrees when it looks straight ahead. Trafalgar square celebrates the famous naval victory at […]
In 2007, ‘Visit London’ bought in turf from the Vale of York and used it to turn Trafalgar Square into a village green for a couple of days.