Piccadilly Circus holds a lot of status and importance in London. Piccadilly Circus itself is simply a square (albeit a well-known one!) - an area with large illuminated billboards and a fountain at the centre. You will find it easy to navigate yourself round this area. Piccadilly Circus can also act as a starting point for your visit - it is surrounded by some interesting areas that can be walked to easily from Piccadilly Circus tube.
On this page there is a map of Piccadilly Circus and the surrounding area. It will give you an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of Piccadilly Circus. You will also see the Piccadilly Circus tube station, so that you can see where you will be on exiting the tube.
If you would like to find out more about Piccadilly Circus and what it has to offer, including information on shops, bars, cinemas, restaurants, parking.
Whilst you are in the area you might feel that it would help you to find your bearings if you had a printed map that you can walk around with. Less than two minutes' walk from Piccadilly Circus tube station you will find London's main visitor information centre. Here you will be able to pick up a free map of the area. You will also be able to find out about what is one in the area during your visit. To find out the location and opening times of the centre, see the Official Visit London Website.
It is worth remembering that London is a huge city and the centre can be quite overwhelming. Get yourself accustomed to the lay of the land prior to your visit and you will have a wonderful experience.