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Old Spitalfields Market, London

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There has been a market on the site of Old Spitalfields Market since 1638, when King Charles I gave a license for flesh, fowl, and roots to be sold there. Today, Old Spitalfields is one of London’s top markets, offering antiques, clothes, organic food, artwork, and vinyl records. It’s particularly recognized as a place for young designers to showcase their work, and is considered very fashionable. As it’s a covered market, you don’t need to worry about rain. Once you’ve worked up an appetite from shopping, visit one of the stalls selling food, or one of the restaurants and cafes also in the covered area. To visit Old Spitalfields Market on your trip to London, use our London trip itinerary builder.
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  • Great place to search for unique items there - a change from all these high street shops everywhere. Great street food too when you get hungry. The market is covered, but if you stroll around outside....  more
    Great place to search for unique items there - a change from all these high street shops everywhere. Great street food too when you get hungry. The market is covered, but if you stroll around outside....  more »
  • Such a brilliant place with the most exciting shops of the main and more expensive chains and individual shops around the side of the market and inside. There are wonderful stalls selling high... 
    Such a brilliant place with the most exciting shops of the main and more expensive chains and individual shops around the side of the market and inside. There are wonderful stalls selling high...  more »
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  • very friendly staff, it is pleasant to shop because you are greeted with a smile, Made friendly, 100 I recommend! Zdenka Heric dip.oec.

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