"Covent Garden" Covent Garden Tip by alfredop
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For over 300 years, London's main market for fruit and vegetables operated at Covent Garden. Increasing congestion led to its being moved to a new site south of the river in 1974.
When the barrowboys and the vegetables moved out the site was revamped as a modern shopping area
Nowadays the halls where the fruits and vegetables were sold are now used by cafes and stalls that sell a variety of items like clothing and jewelry
Address: Covent Garden, London WC2E
Directions: Nearest Tubes, Covent Garden. Eastern fringes of the West End, between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane.
Phone: +44 20 7836 5555
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