Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space in the London’s West End, England. It was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly and has since become one of London’s most visited sights. The circus(circle’ translated from Latin) is a major road junction and due to the area, it is situated means that thousands of people pass through it hourly. It has become a major sight for sightseers mainly because of the huge Neon advertisement boards on the North side of the junction.
The closest tube station to the circus is situated directly underneath, get off the tube at ‘Piccadilly Circus’ and you are there. Buses to the West End pass through the circus almost consistently.
Opening Times and Admission
Piccadilly Circus is a public area and also a busy road junction, it is open at all hours every day of the year. Being a public area means that there is no fee to access the junction either by foot or vehicle.