Parliament Square is a London square, dominated by the Westminster palace. It is one of the vital centers of the metropolis, London meeting point to celebrate important events or hold public events. The square overlooks several buildings, the Westminster Abbey, the Church of Santa Margherita, the Middlesex Guildhall, the Portcullis House, and more. The streets leading to Parliament Square are St. Margaret Street (toward Millbank), Broad Sanctuary (towards Victoria Street), Great George Street (towards Birdcage Walk), Parliament Street, and Bridge Street (towards the Westminster Bridge). The square is decorated with eleven statues to keep alive the memory of illustrious politicians and state men, British and coming from other nations. Winston Churchill David Lloyd George Jan Smuts Henry John Temple, III Viscount Palmerston Edward Smith-Stanley, XIV Count Derby Benjamin Disraeli Sir Robert Peel George Canning Abraham Lincoln Nelson Mandela Mahatma Gandhil.