Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars.
Trafalgar Square consists of a large public square with fountains and Nelsons Column in the centre. A great spot for people watching, there are often community celebrations or political demonstrations held here. For art lovers, the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery are situated on and around Trafalgar Square - where you can see masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Rubens, and more.