Why You Should Visit Brick Lane, London

England, London Guide (B): Why You Should Visit Brick Lane, London

Brick Lane is an iconic street in East London with a lot of exciting things to discover and an atmosphere you can’t find anywhere else.

London’s Brick Lane is where you go for a vibrant mix of food markets, street performers, vintage shops, curry restaurants, trendy cafes, incredible street art, independent bookshops and rainbow bagels…

If the description above sounds a bit eclectic, that’s because it is. It’s a very mixed part of London. It is colourful, lively, exciting and quirky

You can take an Overground train to Shoreditch High Street station or get off at Aldgate underground station or Liverpool Street station (both train and underground). It’s a short walk from each of those stations.

Brick Lane is one of the most popular spots to visit on a Sunday, but you can visit any day of the week.

The street is especially lively at weekends. There are plenty of people, street musicians, the big market on Sunday, plus several other markets that are open throughout the weekend, selling food, and vintage and design items. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Why You Should Visit Brick Lane, London
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Sunday market   The Sunday Upmarket   The Vintage Market   Backyard Market   Tea Rooms   The Old Spitalfields Market   Brick Lane Vintage   Search & Destroy   Porcelain & Red   Vintage Basement   Atika   Beigel Shop and Beigel Bake   Dray Walk   the famous Crane   Canvas Cafe   Yumchaa   Kahaila Cafe   Pretty Cuppa   Cereal Killer   Café 1001   Caravanserail  
Author: Tal Hayoun
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