COVENT GARDEN MARKET

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COVENT GARDEN MARKET

London's famous fruit and vegetable market relocated to Nine Elms in 1974. The district, which had been congested and run-down, has been redeveloped and now offers a range of facilities - two extensive areas of market stalls, selling artwork, hand-made jewellery, unique gifts; plus a range of high-end shops, pubs, bars and restaurants. Covent Garden is also famous for its street performers and includes the Royal Opera House, Theatre Royal Drury Lane and the London Transport Museum. In the Middle Ages, it was the garden for Westminster Abbey, developed into a fashionable Italian-style square in the 17th century - and then became a place of ill-repute!

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Covent Garden
County
London
Post Code
WC2E 8RF
Main Historic Period
Stuart
Useful Website Address
Tip/Nearby
Nearest tubes Covent Garden or Charing Cross. Easy walk from Trafalgar Square.
Primary Management
Local Authority

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