Old Spitalfields Market is a historic covered market located in the heart of London’s East End. Originally established as a wholesale fruit and vegetable market in the 17th century, the market has evolved over the years to become a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike.
One of the defining features of Spitalfields Market is its beautiful architecture. The market is housed in a series of Victorian-era buildings, many of which have been carefully restored and preserved. The market halls themselves are particularly impressive, with their high ceilings and large windows providing plenty of natural light.
Another key aspect of Old Spitalfields Market is its diverse range of vendors. The market is home to a wide variety of shops and stalls selling everything from fashion and jewelry, to art and homewares. There are also a number of food vendors, offering delicious treats from around the world. The market is also known for its vintage and antique shops, which are a treasure trove of unique and one-of-a-kind items.
The market is open seven days a week and is always bustling with activity. Old Spitalfields Market is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in history, architecture, shopping, or simply looking for a unique and vibrant experience in London. The market’s unique blend of past and present, combined with its central location, makes it the perfect spot for a day out in the city.
monday, tuesday, wednesday, friday, saturday
10am – 6pm
8am – 6pm
10am – 5pm
click here for more information about the market
how do you get there?
underground station Liverpool Street
from here it’s a short walk to the east (see video below)