воскресенье, 15 декабря 2013 г.

Popular London Markets

London offers a lot of interesting things for tourists – Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Big Ben and famous double-decker buses. More than 7 million people live in this wonderful city. Can you imagine that all these people speak in 300 different languages? If you are going to visit London in the nearest future, it would be interesting for you to know that most shops work till 6 p.m. By the way, only large shopping centres work on weekends. Your relatives and friends will undoubtedly ask you to bring some presents for them from London. And you must know where to find the best shopping areas in this amazing city. Here we are going to provide travelers with interesting information about popular London markets.

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road is an extremely interesting place that can be called a flea market and the area of expensive boutiques at the same time. The atmosphere of this market is really unique. Secondhand shops combine harmoniously with fashionable boutiques. Here you can find a lot of antique and vintage things. Local sellers are friendly. They will never make you buy their product if you do not like it. You will have an opportunity to choose what you really need and want.

Borough Market

Borough market is a retail and wholesale food market. In fact, it is one of the best European food markets. Here you can find the most delicious things brought from various countries. Borough market offers Spanish meat, French cheeses and the other gastronomic delicacies. This market provides a wide selection and natural and organic foods. You will come across Oyster Bar at Borough market. It is a comfortable place where you can taste fresh oysters and excellent beer.

Brick Lane Market

If you are looking for a real flea market, Brick Lane is the right place for you. You can buy everything here – cheap foods, cooking utensils, old CDs and even comics. Sometimes you can find really interesting items here. If you are lucky, you can get precious antiques almost for free at Brick Lane market. Londoners think that this market is not a simple market. They meet their friends here to drink a cup of coffee and discuss their plans for weekend.

Spitalfields Market

Spitalfields market is considered to be the most crowded and noisy market in England. This is the place where Londoners look for fashionable clothes. Young designers usually show their collections at this market to attract the attention of potential customers. Various delicacies, healthy food, buns and rolls are also sold here. Spitalfields market is the ideal place for those who want to meet interesting people and communicate with them. Antique items are sold mainly on Thursdays. At any other time, you can purchase everything here.

Greenwich Market

Food market has been on this place since the 14th century. However, in 1985 people began selling handmade works of art at the market. Every item is unique and exclusive. Greenwich market houses a lot of shops and small cafes where you can relax and look again at those things that you have bought. There are so many interesting things to see and topics to discuss.