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About London
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London markets sell all kinds of things, from fruit and vegetables to antiques, crafts and clothes.

Greenwich Market is the place to buy new and second hand clothes, gifts, crafts and jewellery.
Opening Hours: Weekend from around 09:00-17:00.
Nearest Tube: Cutty Shark

Leadenhall Market is a Victorian covered market. It sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. The best time to visit is early lunchtime.
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday from 07:00-16:00
Nearest Tube: Bank / Monument

Berwick Street Market is a lively market in the heart of Soho. It is central London's only surviving fruit and vegetable market. The market has the freshest and cheapest produce for miles around.  There are fish, bread, cheese, herbs and spices stalls, and also sells fabrics and cheap household goods. 
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat: 09:00-17:00

Petticoat Lane Market is a great place for bargain clothes and shoes.
Opening Hours: Sundays 09:00-14:00
Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street

Spitalfields Market has everything from arts and crafts, clothes, furniture to organic foods.
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Friday, Sunday 9am to 5pm
Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street

Portobello Market a place to buy antiques, clothes, shoes, bric-a-brac and organic fruit and vegetables all in one place. Takes place every Saturday from 08:00-18:00 although there are stalls from Monday-Friday, too. On Saturday, it's huge, with over 2,000 stalls.
Opening Hours: Monday to Wednesday 8am to 6pm, Thursday 9am to 1pm, Friday - Sat 8am to 7pm
Nearest Tube: Notting Hill Gate / Ladbroke Grove

Camden Market has become one of London's top attractions. You can find hippie cloths, traditional craft stalls, 70's nostalgia and vegetarian food.
Opening Hours: Open every day from 10am and very busy on Sundays
Nearest Tube: Camden Town / Chalk Farm

Borough Market is London’s favourite food market, offering imported and organic products such as cheese, wines, fish and meat.
Opening Hours: Thurs, Fri 12 to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm
Nearest Tube: London Bridge

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