Travel trivia: A “romantic” statue

Posted on February 14th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet in Travel Trivia

Famous for its statue of Eros, what London intersection is ablaze with nightly neon at the corner of Shaftesbury Avenue and Glasshouse Street?

  • Carnaby Street
  • Hyde Park
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Trafalgar Square

Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people who answered correctly, and that person will receive this week’s prize: a digital travel alarm/thermometer donated by Hayworth Creative Public Relations.

Come back to Facing the Street tomorrow for another travel trivia question and another chance to win the travel alarm/thermometer. And if you can’t wait until then for your trivia fix, check out my husband Paul’s trivia site, (He provided this question, BTW.)

This contest closes at 5:00pm EST on Friday, February 18, 2011.

Flickr/Creative Commons photo by Magnus D.

Disclosure and information on prize donor: The travel alarm/thermometer was provided by Hayworth Creative Public Relations, a full-service public relations agency in Ormond Beach, Florida.

27 Comments on “Travel trivia: A “romantic” statue”

  1. Shannon Baas

    Piccadilly circus

  2. Vickie Riddle

    Piccadilly Circus is the location. I also tried to go through your husband Pauls trivia site link but it gave a “Parser Error” Just wanted to let you know.

    • Laura Byrne Paquet

      Thanks so much for letting me know, Vickie! I’ll go in and fix the link. In the meantime, here’s the direct link

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  4. susan varney

    i could enjoy this

  5. Rebecca Graham

    Picadilly Circus.

  6. Moira

    Piccadilly Circus

  7. mistee

    piccadilly circus

    misteedawnw at aol dot com

  8. T. Lawson

    Picadilly Circus

  9. Mary Elderton

    Picadilly Circus

  10. Holly

    Picadilily Circus

  11. Brandon Ralston

    The answer is Piccadilly Circus.

  12. Sarah

    Piccadilly Circus

  13. anna t.

    Piccadilly Circus

  14. Christine

    Picadilly Circus

  15. angie

    It is Picadilly Circus.

  16. Richard

    Picadilly Circut

  17. Monte

    Piccadilly Circus

  18. Richard T.

    Piccadilly Circus

  19. Monique Rizzo

    Picadilly Circus.
    Thanks for the chance.

    • Laura Byrne Paquet

      Thanks for playing! 🙂

  20. Reuben

    •Piccadilly Circus

  21. Derk Thomas

    Piccadilly Circus

  22. Timbo

    Think I’ll go with the Piccadilly Circus 🙂

    Please feel free to contact me at:

    allrightyes at gmail dot com

  23. Christine

    it is Picadilly Circus

  24. Carol

    The answer is Picadilly Circus

  25. Pamela S

    Picadilly Circus
    “the Shaftesbury memorial fountain and statue of an archer popularly known as Eros (sometimes called The Angel of Christian Charity, but intended to be Anteros)”

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