The Viennese Tourist Board brought 'Vienna From a Different Angle' to a vertical wall in Trafalgar Square, viewed as the tallest temporary erection ever inside the square at 21 meters. UK. 25th October 2011
The Viennese Tourist Board brought 'Vienna from a Different Angle' to some vertical wall in Trafalgar Square, considered to be the tallest temporary erection in the square at 21 metres.
Trafalgar Square marks the western entrance to the Strand. Trafalgar Square was begun in 1840, to provide a more dignified frontage to the new National Gallery as well as a memorial to Nelson’s naval victory at Trafalgar and a reminder of the might of the burgeoning British Empire. After much arguing, Nelson’s column was finally erected in November 1843. The bas-reliefs around the bottom of the column, depicting Nelson’s most famous battles, were only finished in 1854, and the famous lions were finally put in place in 1867. Read more »
The Strand is London’s greatest thoroughfare, its huge volumes of human traffic easily eclipsing the throngs of cabs, cars and buses that provide its restless soundtrack. As a pedestrian on the Strand, the predominant feeling is often one of swimming against a tide of people, one of having to anticipate the movements of the onrushing hordes in order to successfully permeate their ranks and emerge unscathed. Read more »