10The Nelson’s Column
Busy squares and streets of London distinguish it from other cities in Europe. Fully packed with the hustle and bustle of the city, London Squares have become must-visit places for tourists on London walking tours. The Trafalgar Square is one of the top destinations for adventurers, and it’s considered to be the center of London. Discover the top 10 interesting facts about Trafalgar Square in Central London. Built in 1843 to honor Admiral Horatio Nelson, Nelson’s Column can be found in the midpoint of Trafalgar Square. He played an essential role in leading the British to Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. The 169 feet and 3 inches high structure is a major attraction in Trafalgar Square. In 2006, when Nelson’s Column was renovated, they found out that the structure was actually 14 feet and 6 inches shorter than what they initially thought. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!