Leicester Square is an area in London renowned specially for its entertainment and fun around-the-clock.Leicester Square always throng with the people as it is the home for number of play houses, eateries, clubs, enchanting sights and cinemas.Leicester Square is encircled by Covent Garden in the east, Trafalgar Square in the south, China Town in the north and in the west by Piccadilly Circus. A few noteworthy films line the square, thus giving it the moniker ‘Theatreland’. The visitors can get cinema tickets at affordable prices in the TKTS ticket booth. A modest bunch of TV and radio stations have their base camp at Leicester Square.
Leicester Square is embellished by three principle theatres.The Odeon theatre in Leicester Square has totally 6 screens. The biggest screen has seating arrangements for 1683 individuals. The Vue theatre has nine screens including a 3D screen. The biggest screen space in this playhouse can hold 414 individuals. On the other hand it has a greater number of screens providing a more prominent assortment of film choices. The Empire Cinema in Leicester Square has nine screens where 1330 individuals can be seated.
The centre of the Leicester Square is occupied by a garden.The garden has a fountain with the scripture of William Shakespeare which is enclosed by dolphins.The marble fountain was unveiled by Giovanni Fontana and is also known as the Shakespeare memorial fountain.Each corner of the garden is adorned with popular figures of London.The statues include William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Sir Isaac Newton and John Hunter.The statue of Charlie Chaplin was recently added in the park.Leicester Square is embossed with floor patches which engraved the name and palmprints of notable personalities.
The most statuesque sight at Leicester Square is the resplendent Swiss Glockenspiel monument.The steel structure stands magnificiently at a height of about 10 metres with a carillon. The chimes has 27 bells. Beneath the chime lies 11 wooden figures of people and animals. Beneath the figures is a glass drum adorned with the canton’s flag of Switzerland. The entire structure is delegated with a Swiss clock.The Glockenspiel was a complement from Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Other parts of London can be reached via Leicester Square underground station which has many exits.The station is just a one minute walk from the Square . Leicester Square is a perfect venue for night outs.The clubs are very large and brings the Square alive at nights during the weekends. Leicester Square has affordable bars like Weatherspoons and Yates Wine Lodge where the visitors can enjoy wine and cocktails. Leicester Square is filled with places to enjoy either fast foods or a leisure sit down dinner. Burger King and McDonalds can be visited if the visitors wish to grab a bite for fastfoods.Wagamamas is a famous chain eatery offering Asian menus such as noodles, rice dishes and much more at affordable prices.The guests can also try other restaurants like Angus steak house, TGI Fridays and Chiquitos.