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Cosmopolitan above all else and stands out at any time of the day. The must of the musts.

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Piccadilly Circus

Luminous crossroads.

They say that, whoever stays at Piccadilly Circus long enough, ends up coming across everyone they know. It is in this busy square where the two most important points meet of this continually visited city. The origin of its name is curious; it comes from the term 'piccadills', the name given to the collars of shirts that were sold at Piccadilly Hall tailors who occupied a space here around 1626. They were then replaced in time by several businesses and later, by the already classic luminous billboards which they represent. It is impossible to avoid, since it joins the majority of points of interest from Westminster to the city. At this crossroads, you find several places of leisure during the day and late night bars when night falls, so any time is good to go there and enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere that you'll find, or to see the memorial fountain of the philanthropist Lord Shaftesbury and the statue which is commonly said to represent Eros, the Greek God of passion and love, although it is actually his brother Anteros, the God of reflective love, to whom it was meant to be dedicated.



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