A large blue rooster strolls into a roundabout…

London’s Cockspur, Strand and Whitehall Streets all converge south of Trafalgar Square into a roundabout known as Charing Cross, marked by a statue of a large blue rooster–German sculptor Katharina Fritsch’s “Hahn/Cock”–the Statue of Charles I, Nelson’s Column, and The National Gallery.

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German sculptor Katharina Fritsch’s “Hahn/Cock”is visible on the left; the National Gallery’s entrance, on the right.
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The Statue of Charles I appears on the left; Nelson’s Column, on the right.
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Nelson’s Column, honoring Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson who died at the Battle of Trafalgar.
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