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Covent Garden, London

4.4
Shopping · Flea Market
Head to Covent Garden for one of London's liveliest street scenes. A former covered vegetable garden, the area now offers a collection of cafes, restaurants, and shops. You'll find a global range of cuisines, from Japanese and Indian to French and British, and diverse shops offering various clothing styles, art, gourmet foodstuffs, and much more. Even if you're not hungry or interested in shopping, you can still find plenty of entertainment from the street performers. Watch magicians execute their tricks as buskers' songs fill the air. Before heading off, be sure to snap a few photos of the Royal Opera House's detailed facade. Theatergoers fill the area in the evening, but you'll likely find it bustling no matter when you visit. Add Covent Garden and other attractions to your London trip itinerary using our London online trip maker.
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  • Lots of lovely shops! I personally enjoy shopping here more than Oxford street. Nice and cosy vibes.  more »
  • What a fantastic day at Covent Garden .With all fruit and veg stalls around the garden to look at .They have the Transport Museum in one corner and the Royal opera house in another .Neal street is...  more »

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