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Piccadilly Circus at 200 years: Fascinating pictures of life in the famous London spot over the decades

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 18: These days, Piccadilly Circus is famous all over the world for its neon signs, bustle of people and the Eros fountain located in the middle of the road junction. The legendary spot was first founded 200 years ago, in 1819. When Shaftesbury Avenue was built in 1886, the junction ceased to be a complete circle.

Piccadilly Circus is 200 years old in 2019

These days, Piccadilly Circus is famous all over the world for its neon signs, bustle of people and the Eros fountain located in the middle of the road junction. The legendary spot was first founded 200 years ago, in 1819. When Shaftesbury Avenue was built in 1886, the junction ceased to be a complete circle.
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