London Markets

From my point of view what Prague is missing are markets, not only with fresh fruit, but also with funky dress and other goods. We have just one open market in city center which is Havelsky trh with fruits (a bit expensive, be careful the price depends on weight and not per pack) during weekdays and mostly tourist goods at weekends. The other big market is in former Holesovice Slaughterhouse, covered vegetable market and shops and stalls with cheap dresses and other goods. Rather new are regular Farmer’s Markets on several squares, but the offer is still the same: expensive vegetables and milk products.

Therefore, what I love on city of London are its markets.

On Camden Street I like the houses with huge eye-catchers on the buildings.

This won't be found in Prague

Camden Street

At Camden Lock I love the channel with small boats, exotic food, hand-made jewels, books, small cafes.

Camden Locks

Camden Lock Market mosaic

Different then is Brick Lane with second hand goods and close Old Spitalfields Market with vegetables and fruits.

Maybe you would choose from Barbie collection on Brick Lane?

Old Spitalfields Market

During our walks in my beloved Greenwich we found a hidden market hall with high quality handmade products. I realy liked this one.

I am sure every single one of these would fit me well.

Fans in Greenwich

Brixton Market  reminds me of oriental souks in Middle East. Variety of fresh fishes and other meat (whole pigs and chickens), on the other hand beautiful decorated fabrics, hollow ware, that’s what you can find there.

Brixton Village - shops, cafes, delis, vegetable, food stores

Not easy to choose.

Electric Avenue, venue of Brixton Market

We fancy metal commercials

And at last the most famous Portobello Road with antique goods. Last but not least, my favourite place, on Saturday full of tourists and stalls, colors and music everywhere.

And if you like movie Notting Hill with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, then you can’t miss this place. I still didn’t find the building where Hugh lived, neither his small shop with travel books, but I keep on seeking.

On the market I always admire antiques, nice flowers, on-street-prepared food, but also vegetables and fruits.

Antique and fruits, good mixture

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