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Covent Garden, London

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Head to Covent Garden for one of London's liveliest street scenes. A former covered vegetable garden, the area now offers a collection of cafes, restaurants, and shops. You'll find a global range of cuisines, from Japanese and Indian to French and British, and diverse shops offering various clothing styles, art, gourmet foodstuffs, and much more. Even if you're not hungry or interested in shopping, you can still find plenty of entertainment from the street performers. Watch magicians execute their tricks as buskers' songs fill the air. Before heading off, be sure to snap a few photos of the Royal Opera House's detailed facade. Theatergoers fill the area in the evening, but you'll likely find it bustling no matter when you visit. Add Covent Garden and other attractions to your London trip itinerary using our London online trip maker.
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  • There's always something to see around Covent Garden. From the souvenir market to the entertainers around the piazza, this place is a must if you are in London. My favourite time to visit is around...  more »
  • I love the district of Covent Garden for many reasons: its vibe, its shops and markets, its cafes and restaurants, its entertainment options, its culture, its vitality, and its hidden secrets and...  more »

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