The World Class
It is the beating heart of British cinema with all the major European premieres happening there. With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east...
Leicester Square was laid out in 1670, and it was originally a residential area. However, it soon became a popular entertainment district, and it was home to a number of theatres and pleasure gardens. In the 19th century, Leicester Square became the center of London's film industry, and it has hosted many of the world's most famous film premieres.Whether you are interested in seeing a film, going to a theatre, or just people-watching, Leicester Square is a great place to spend an afternoon.