Spend a Sunday Exploring London’s Most Interesting Markets
Spend your Sunday evening exploring London’s splendid Markets offering everything from fresh flowers to food, cutting-edge craftsmanship to collectibles and garments to curios. Round off your weekend finding a couple of great deals along the way or search for gourmet lunch. Here is the list of some of the Sunday markets in London that can make your weekend shopping experience absolutely amazing.
Brick Lane Market
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The Brick Lane Market is an attraction in itself and best known for selling clothing and accessories. This East flea market has a lot of stalls down that offer collectibles, second-hand furniture, vintage garments, bric-a-brac and parcels at reasonable rates. Sunday is the great day to visit this bustling market brimming with surprises, bit ramshackle, noisy and completely pressed with an array of stalls. While exploring this market don’t miss the chance to visit particular shops arranged in vicinity and one of the London’s best free music store-Rough Trade East on Dray Walk.
Camden Lock Market
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Popular for delicious food and gift items, Camden Lock Market is most loved shopping spot amongst both local people and vacationers. The market offers stylish and designer products to tempting selection of food, making it the most creative and cultural hub of the city. Enjoy a beautiful shopping experience with lovely waterside in the background. You can buy everything here ranging from corsets to kid’s wear to Japanese Tableware. You can also get an opportunity to meet the craftsmen and makers behind the artworks that is on offer.
You’re shopping in Camden Lock Market can’t be finished without tasting finger-licking street food from around the world.
Chapel Street Market
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Reserve your Sunday afternoon for shopping in the Chapel Street Market, which specialises is offering fresh fruits, vegetable and fish. Other products like household goods and clothes are also available in plenty of shops at reasonable rates. This huge market also has number of stalls selling tasty burgers and French Cheese and other fresh produce under one single rooftop.
On Sunday’s Islington agriculturists market is likewise held here offering awesome choice of local, organic and artichoke. Before going to this market make take cash along since the ATMs on these lanes are pay per withdrawal ones.
Columbia Road Flower Market
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Founded in 1869, this excellent and visually appealing flower market is situated in the East London. Columbia Road Flower Market totally changes the boulevards into oasis of foliage and blooms on Sundays, offering everything from bedding plants, herbs, bushes to 10 foot banana trees. Adjacent to this market, there are galleries and shops offering stunning pottery, and perfumes. You can also get to see a host of bars, bistros and eateries, where you can enjoy a mouth-watering array of English and Italian delicacies.
If you are planning a tour to London for a short stay, don’t miss to visit these amazing Sunday markets to get acquainted with the finest parts of the city.
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