Trafalgar Square is an iconic venue situated in the heart of the London.The centre of the square is occupied by a stupendous column perched in memory of admiral Nelson.The square was initially called as Charing and later called as Charing Cross.Trafalgar Square is also a home for charming stone lions, pigeons, and the great Fourth Plinth.This heritage site is maintained by Greater London Authority.London Trafalgar square is a must-go venue for Londoners and visitors.The square is often engaged with cultural performances, events and other special celebrations.The site is decorated with a huge Christmas tree at the festive season of Christmas in London.
The Square is encompassed by unparalleled exhibition halls, museums, social spaces and memorable structures including the National gallery and St Martin-in-the-Fields.The refurbishment of Trafalgar Square in 2003 brought new changes in the site incorporating a bistro, lift for the physically challenged, open toilets and much more.Trafalgar Square is a remarkable site.Since the mid-1800s, Trafalgar Square has been seen as a focal point of the nation.Rallies and shows are as often held at weekends on a scope of various public and general issues.
Nelson column and the statue was fabricated by William Railton to respect Admiral Nelson after his triumph in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The stone statue was etched by E. H. Baily.The statue is about five metres in height and perches on a bronze stage designed using old weapons from the Woolwich Arsenal Foundry.The four bronze boards at the column’s base delineate some of Nelson's fights. The castings are from weapons caught at battles.The lions, outlined by Sir Edwin Landseer, are said to ensure Nelson’s column.The column was rebuilt in 2006.The wellsprings in the Nelson Column were included in the year 1845 and the column’s richness was enhanced by adding mermaids, dolphins and tritons. The wellsprings work on most days. There are four plinths for statues in the square, one for General Sir Charles James Napier, second for King George IV on the east plinth and the third one for Major General Sir Henry Havelock which is on the Southeast plinth and a bronze statue stands upon them. The fourth plinth, in the northwest of the square, was unfilled for a long time and is presently modified by a Commissioning Group panel of expert counselors to guide the commissions for the plinth.
Each year since 1947, a Christmas tree has been presented to the Londoners from the Norway people in appreciation for the support of Britain in World War II. The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is a colossal tree standing at a height of about 20 metres and approximately has an age of 50-60 years.The tree is typically a Norwegian It is chosen from the backwoods encompassing Oslo with incredible consideration, even years, ahead of time. The Norwegian foresters who take care of the tree portray it affectionately as 'the ruler of the forest'.For numerous Londoners, the Christmas tree and hymn singing in Trafalgar Square flags the commencement to Christmas.The Christmas tree in the square gives a focal centre to tune singing in the nights, when distinctive gatherings perform Christmas songs in the square, raising assets for deliberate or altruistic associations.