London Covent Garden Market

Planning to do some shopping in London? Covent Garden is considered to be a shoppers heaven and draws millions of tourists to its pebbled streets each year, wanting to satisfy their shopping needs or catch a street artist performance. This is one of London’s top attractions! Here are some facts about Covent Garden London that you might find interesting:

Get to know the Covent Garden Market

Covent Garden London started out as a fruit and vegetable market in the 17th century and is now one of the more popular arts and crafts markets with a wide array of cafes, bars and eateries. Its street artists perform juggling and other acts that entertain and interact with the crowd and will ask for a small donation at the end, as this is their livelihood. If you enjoyed their performance, don’t be shy to show it to them with a small token of your appreciation.

There are many attractions nearby such as the Royal Theatre in Drury Lane which opened in the 17th century and makes it one of the oldest theaters in London. You can also take advantage of the fact that you’re in central London and visit the nearby London Transport Museum, where you can see the history of one of the oldest transport systems in the world.

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