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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Commemorating Admiral Horatio Nelson, Nelson’s Column stands in the centre of Trafalgar Square, London. Designed by William Railton and constructed between 1840-1843 with the addition of the famous Landseer Lions at the base of the monument in 1867. During restoration work in 2006 it was discovered that the column was 16 feet shorter than thought, standing at 169 feet tall.
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.