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Borough Market, London

Borough Market, London (must see)

Borough Market is a foodie's paradise. Located in Southwalk, London, it is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London with a market on the site dating back to at least the 12th century. The present buildings were built in the 1850s, and today the huge market sells a wide range of specialty foods to the general public.

The market attracts a huge crowd of eaters but always has a nice atmosphere. It is a great place to visit when in London. You will find all kind of cheese, salami, olive oil, oysters, and cuisines of different countries. The prices are reasonable and many venders happily providing samples to try. It is a good idea to wander around a bit before you commit because the choices are endless.

The best time to visit the market is Wednesday - Saturday when it offers the full market. On Monday and Tuesday it offers a limited market. It is closed on Sunday.

Operation hours: Mon-Thurs: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday: closed

Why You Should Visit:
This place is a foodie paradise. Huge selections of street food and specialty food.

Tip:
Wander around a bit so you get to see what are on offer. Try before you commit.
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Borough Market
Sight Location: London, England
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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