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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Greenwich Market

Greenwich Market in Greenwich, south east London dates back to 1700 when the market was located at the Royal Hospital (Old Royal Naval College).

Greenwich Market, London

Greenwich Market has been at its present location since the first half of the nineteenth century.

Greenwich Market has a wide range of stalls, with arts, crafts, jewellery, prints and unusual collectibles hard to find anywhere else in London.

At weekends, when people flock to see the Cutty Sark and the Greenwich Meridian, many varied street food stalls offer a cosmopolitan mix of snacks and world cuisines including vegan and vegetarian options.

Greenwich Market, London, UK

As well as the market traders, there are an interesting range of shops around the interior and exterior of the market.

Take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Cutty Sark Station or train from London Bridge to Greenwich Station (8 minutes). There are regular 188 buses to Greenwich from Euston Station. Buses 177, 180, 199, 286 and 386 all go to Greenwich. Closed Mondays.

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