We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
3,352
All photos (3,352)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London landmark blazes with neon displays, which serve as a colorful backdrop to a bronze fountain topped by a figure of a winged archer.
Contact
Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 9HS, England
St. James's
+44 20 7183 6797
Ways to Experience Piccadilly Circus
from US$72.60
More Info
from US$134.40
More Info
from US$92.70
More Info
from US$24.20
More Info
Reviews (5,047)
Filter reviews
2,031 results
Traveller rating
728
779
393
85
46
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
728
779
393
85
46
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsregent streeteros statuetimes square in new yorkmemorial fountainsouvenir shopsstreet performerswest endtube stationcovent gardentouristsshaftesburysoholandmark
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,031 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really love this area for its variety of things to do. The buskers and street performers made the whole area so lively. Even if you have nothing to buy, still worth just taking a stroll around to take it all in. Glad we went!

Thank Farnee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a lot of restaurants around the square as well as souvenir stores and other specialty stores. I would make a special trip just to see this but if you are in the area not a bad idea to check it out. Growing up...More

Thank RahulMD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually try to avoid Piccadilly Circus simply because it takes so much time to navigate through the large crowds.

1  Thank D_W_10017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lively, vivid, crowded, fast... Amazing heart of London with various restaurants and clubs. Multiple metro stations intersect here so it's no problem at all reaching it.

1  Thank Sven B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Piccadilly Circus in London is charming, but is no Times Square! It does have the best gift and souvenir shoppe we found in London, and there was a cool guy levitating as Yoda the day we were there, but a short visit was sufficient on...More

Thank Coleen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I were walking around London at night and ended up at Piccadilly Square. So bright with LED and neon signs, it almost seemed like daytime. Reminded us of a London Times Square. Highly recommend if you like lively cityscapes!

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from the scaffolding on the Criterion building, the whole place is looking very clean now, finally. What an outstanding landmark! Great for people watching especially now; summer!

Thank Hooray H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't like big crowds then Piccadilly is not for you. It's always crowded and noisy but I love big cities and that's what you get. It's a mini New York (to me) When I get tired of the huge crowd, I just walk...More

Thank Kiararamirez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best place in London, heart of the city. You can get tube from here even after 12 am. Most of the attractions like, Ripley's Believe it or not, pub crawls, dance clubs, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, London Eye, etc are walk able...More

Thank Abids21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It reminded me of New York but smaller. A must see in London. It's vibrant and there's a lot to see here and in the surrounding area!

Thank Talitha M
View more reviews
Nearby
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
...More
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Andreas D
21 October 2017|
Answer
Response from Brian V | Reviewed this property |
They were not on at the beginning of September when we were there. Do not know about now however....
0
Votes
williasl
15 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Paddy B | Reviewed this property |
As long as you wish to spend. You can simply see it and move on, about 10 minutes to take a look around and some photos. Or you can grab an ice cream, sit down, and soak up the atmosphere.
2
Votes
bless235
8 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jeff D | Reviewed this property |
There's a kiosk called TKTS right on Leicester Square, near Piccadilly. You can buy same day show tickets there. I think there are more of these kiosks. Google map TKTS and Leicester Square and you'll see it
2
Votes