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Lost in Piccidily Circus. London. UK.
Camera Nikon D700 with 24-120mm Lense.
I just had to take a candid capture of these tourists obviously engrossed in a map of London.
Note the sign An amazing 34 Million pass through Piccadilly Circus every year…
Piccadilly Circus is a famous road junction and public space of London’s West End in the City of Westminster, built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. In this context, a circus, from the Latin word meaning “circle”, is a circular open space at a street junction. 1Coordinates: 51°30′36″N 0°8′4″W / 51.51°N 0.13444°W / 51.51; -0.13444
It now links directly to the theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue, as well as the Haymarket, Coventry Street (onwards to Leicester Square), and Glasshouse Street. The Circus is close to major shopping and entertainment areas in the heart of the West End. Its status as a major traffic intersection has made Piccadilly Circus a busy meeting place and a tourist attraction in its own right.
The Circus is particularly known for its video display and neon signs mounted on the corner building on the northern side, as well as the Shaftesbury memorial fountain and statue of an archer popularly known as Eros (sometimes called The Angel of Christian Charity, but intended to be Anteros). It is surrounded by several noted buildings, including the London Pavilion and Criterion Theatre. Directly underneath the plaza is Piccadilly Circus London Underground station.