London is one of those cities that you know when you are traveling there that there are plenty of great places to see. There is so much to see and do in the city that your trip may not be long enough so that you can get to everything you plan to, making the need for coming back again and again greater. If this is going to be your first trip into London, naturally there are going to be some places you want to make sure you get to, like Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. When you are making your list of must-see places, you also want to be sure that you include Trafalgar Square on that list. There are some great things to see and do in and around the Square, including:
- Nelson’s Column – The column featuring a statue of Admiral Nelson is very famous. Erected to commemorate the fame Battle of Trafalgar, the statue alone is why many people come to Trafalgar Square. This is also the location where the New Years’ Eve celebration takes place each year and the area gets filled with all kinds of activity and action. Come here to take some great pictures so you can show everyone where you have been.
- The National Gallery – If you want the chance to see some of the great artworks of the world, head over to the National Gallery located right at the Square. The National Gallery houses artwork ranging from the 13th century on up so you can see some beautiful pieces and parts of history. Admission to the Gallery is free, so you want to be sure you make it a part of your visit.
- Other Attractions Nearby – There are lots of other attractions that are right in the area so that if you are staying at one of the budget hotels in London in this part of the city you can get to them easily by walking or making use of the trains from Pimlico Tube Station or Victoria Coach Station. You can get to the London Eye or Theatreland London very easily, go to St. Martin’s in the Fields or just stroll around the area and enjoy one of the great restaurants or do some shopping in the region or take in the entertainment and nightlife.
There is a lot you can do right in Trafalgar Square so it is certainly worthwhile staying in this part of the city. When you look at hotels near Trafalgar Square you will find that the Comfort Inn Buckingham Palace Road can be the perfect place for you to stay. The Comfort Inn is the Trafalgar Square hotel for you to choose because it is so close to the area and provides you with everything you need in a quality hotel. You get a great room, fantastic service and amenities and a low room rate with special offers and promotions available to make everything about your stay here enjoyable.