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Det å shoppe i London er topp! Uansett hva man søker, så finnes det i denne byen. Her er det så mye at du kan bruke "plastkortet" til det omtrent smelter. London har et stort antall populære markeder som holder åpent hele året gjennom, og hvor du kan finne de utroligste ting - og til bra priser.

På denne siden finner du informasjon om, og linker til mange av byens markeder. Her kan du orientere deg om produkter, priser, åpningstider, beliggenhet og mye mer.

For å gjøre et virkelig kupp bør man se etter "outlets". Dette er butikker som har spsialisert seg på salg av billige merkeklær- og merkevarer. En del av disse ligger litt utenfor byen, men mange har også "stands" på de mest populære markedene. Se også vår side: Shopping i London.


 

 

 

 

Gate- og Områdekart

 

Klikk her for et Gate- og Områdekart for bl.a. Shopping i London, hvor du

enkelt kan finne frem til nesten alt av forretninger, gater, områder og mye mer.

 

eller klikk nedenfor så kommer du direkte dit du ønsker.

 

E = east side * N = north sideS = south sideW = west side

 

 

 

Markeder

 

 

 

London har mange markeder som holder åpent hele året gjennon, uansett vær. Åpningstidene på de forskjellige markedene kan variere så man bør på forhånd sjekke de aktuelle markedenes hjemmesider slik at man ikke får bomtur. Nedenfor finner du linker til noen av de mest populære London markedene.

 

 

 

 

Velg marked her

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alfies

13-25 Church Street Marylebone London NW8 8DT* Tel: 020 7723 6066

Open: Tues-Sat 1000-1800

Buss: 6, 139, 189, 98, 16, 274, 13, 82

Tube:

Marylebone Station (underground and British Rail): Bakerloo Line Edgware Road Station: Metropolitan, Bakerloo, Circle and District Lines

 

 


 

 

 

Bermondsay Market

 

     

 

Bermondsey Market is well known for its antique stalls, which sell all manner of antiques and objects d'art. It is held every Friday morning but if you can't make it then there are also lots of antique shops in the surrounding areas. You have to get there early for the market as it starts at 5am and finishes around lunchtime, but if you are an antiques lover it will be worth it.

Bermondsey Square, SE1 - Nearest Tube: Bermondsey


 

 

 

Berwick Street Market

 

Berwick Street Market is a wonderful surprise - a fruit and vegetable right in the heart of the city, tucked away between Oxford Street and Old Compton Street. This is one of the best markets in London with fantastic displays of fresh produce, which are sold at a very reasonable price. You will also find stalls selling cheese, fish, bread, herbs and spices and household goods.

Berwick Street Market is open Monday-Saturday 8am-5pm.

At one end of the Market is Broadwick Street where you can see a model of a water pump without a handle. This commemorates the 500 or so local residents that died in a cholera epidemic in 1854. 

Previously it had been thought that the disease was airborne, but Dr John Snow traced the source of the epidemic to the local water pump and so he removed the handle, thus stopping the water supply, ending the epidemic and proving that cholera was a waterborne disease. The original pump stood about 50 yards away from the replica. A red granite kerbstone and commemorative plaque mark the spot.

Berwick St and Rupert St, W1 * Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus

 

The street market is at the southern end of Berwick Street and is in my experience, the cheapest fresh market in London. There are numerous fruit and vegetable stalls with really fresh produce, and whilst they all look similar, there are subtle differences between each one in price and what they stock.

It may not be as exotic and adventurous as say Shepherd's Bush Market, but you can get all the usual produce including beautiful plum tomatoes and avocados. Some of the stalls offer really good deals on fruit and vegetables - selling a scoop for £1 a time. There's a fresh fish stall, a cheese stall, and a stall selling more types of olives than you could imagine. You'll also find a specialist bread stall, a couple of stalls selling batteries and razor blades and a cheap CD stall.

If you're sick of paying £15 for your CDs then you should head down to Berwick Street to save your hard-earned cash. For new CDs, the best shop is Mr CD - just north of the market. The guys here sell all full price CDs for just £10 each and although the supply of new release CDs in the actual week of release can be patchy, they have an extensive selection of recent releases and back catalogue titles. Don't expect to be able to use your credit card for less than £20 though.

Should Mr CD not have the one you're looking for, try over the road at Selectadisc. Their prices are not quite as cheap as Mr CD, but still better than HMV, Tower etc. They have a good selection of new and back-catalogue titles, and they do sell some vinyl as well.

Other shops selling new CDs/records include 'Soho Music Company' and 'Daddy Kool' sharing the same shop in the market area. The former has a limited selection of recent CDs at £10 and a lot of music posters and memorabilia. In the basement, 'Daddy Kool' specialises in Reggae and Roots music. Further up towards Oxford Street (at No 39) is XSF Records who stock Techno, Trance, Drum 'n' Bass etc etc.

There are also a number of second-hand (used) music shops on Berwick Street: In the market area are Music & Video Exchange, and Sister Ray Records (at 94), and near Mr CD there are two branches of Reckless Records. These shops are very popular especially at lunchtimes and it's possible to pick up some great bargains if you've got time to shuffle through all the inlays. Music & Video Exchange do videos and hi-fi too.   Les mer her


 

 

 

Billingsgate Fish Market

Billingsgate Fish Market

 

Billingsgate Fish Market er stedet for alle som liker havets delikatesser. Dette er landets største fiskemarked, og her omsettes nesten førti-tusen tonn sjømat årlig. Billingsgate Fish Market leverer til alle, både hotel, restauranter og privatpersoner. Her er alle hjertelig velkommen. Selv om du ikke planlegger å handle fisk i London, så kan du her oppleve en fin- og spesiell atmosfære.


 

 

 

Borough Market

 

 

Hit bør du reise hvis du er opptatt av gourmetmat og skikkelige råvarer. På Borough Market får du kjøpt alt fra walisisk ost, hjemmelaget konfekt, vaktelegg, indisk chutney, tysk pølse, spansk tapas, villsvinkjøtt mm. Det er her Jamie Oliver og andre mesterkokker henter sine råvarer. Selv om du ikke har noe kjøkken å tilberede godsaker på når du er i London, finner du masse ferdiglaget mat du kan kose deg med.

Markedet er åpen mellom 1000 0g 1600, men de profesjonelle innkjøperne er der fra 0400 til ca. 0800.

 

Borough High Street, Southwark/The Borough * Tube: London Bridge * Se foto her.


 

 

 

Brick Lane Market

 

     

 

Brick Lane Market - Brick Lane, Cygnet Street, London E1 - Brick Lane Market sells a number of different things from leather jackets to jellied ells. There are a number of fruit and veg stalls but you can also find household goods. Second-hand goods, including collectibles and books are available in an indoor market off Cheshire Street. Open: Sunday: 8am - 1pm - Goods: Clothes / Household goods / Collectibles / Jellied ells - Nearest Tube: Aldgate East / Shoreditch


 

 

 

Brixton Market

Brixton Market

 

I Brixton Market (Brixton Road) finner man et stort utvalg av frukt og grønt. I tillegg finnes også papegøyefisk fra Seychellene, søtpoteter fra Jamaica og snegler fra Nigeria, fargerike stoffer med afrikanske mønstre, og platebutikker som selger reggae, jazz, hip hop og rhythm & blues.

This huge market runs through the heart of Brixton The London district of Brixton lies to the south of the River Thames, near the district of Dulwich. Unfortunately the name Brixton is most famous for the race riots that occurred here in the 1980s, but the history of the district goes back much further. In the 11th century the area was known as Brixistane which means 'the stone of Brihtsige', which over time became shortened to Brixton. For the next 800 years or so the area remained relatively undeveloped. Then in the 19th century, industrialisation reached Brixton and it soon became a huge working class residential area, an association that remains to this day. In the 1940s and 1950s many of the immigrants who came to Britain from the West Indies settled in Brixton and so the area also has a very colourful, multicultural feel to it. For many the memory of the riots in the 1980s keeps them from venturing into Brixton. But today the area is again peaceful and respectful and so tourists shouldn't be put off from visiting. The main tourist attraction in the district is the huge Brixton Market. from Electric Avenue all the way to Brixton Station Road. Here you will find one of the biggest collections of Afro-Caribbean foodstuffs in Europe, reflecting the colourful, multi-cultural atmosphere of Brixton. There are also lots of stalls selling wigs, clothes, jewellery, knick-knacks and records - reggae of course! The market takes place every day except Sundays, from 8.30am-5.30pm except for Wednesdays when it closes at 1pm.

 

Brixton Market, Electic Avenue, Station Road SW9 Nearest Tube: Brixton


 

 

 

Camden Market

Camden Market  - Camden High Street, London NW1 - er en av London's topp attraksjoner. Her er alt av hva man kan tenke seg for salg, eksempelvis

klær, musikk, antikk, samleobjekter, kunst og snurrepiperier. Thu - Sun: 10am - 6pm. Nearest Tube: Camden Town / Chalk Farm.  Se flere bilder her.

         

Camden Market  Camden Market - Chalk Farm Road, NW1 - Nearest Tube: Camden Town *  This huge market in Camden Town is held on Chalk Farm Road and the surrounding area. It stretches between Camden Town Tube Station in the south and Hawley Street in the north. This is probably the best known of London's markets - it attracts over 100,000 shoppers every weekend. It is essentially several markets in one, made up of the Camden Canal Market, the Camden Lock Market, the Stables Market, and the Electric Market. The part of the market that centres around Buck Street near Camden Town Tube is known as the Camden Canal Market. This is where you can find lots of new and second-hand clothing. This part opens from Thursday-Sunday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camden Town Camden Town District - NW1 - Nearest Tube: Camden Town * Camden Town is an area of North London situated to the north-east of Regent's Park. It started off with a dubious reputation for during the Victorian era it was a well-known slum. These days, however, it is one of London's fashionable hangouts. The area has always attracted a rather bohemian crowd, being a favourite haunt of artists such as Lucien Freud. Nowadays it is equally popular with pop bands such as Blur and Oasis. And you will no doubt see punks, hippies, goths and all sorts of other colourful characters around. The area also has a strong Greek influence due to large numbers of Greek-Cypriots who migrated to the area after the Second World War. So there are lots of Greek cafes, restaurants and even a Greek Orthodox church in the area. However, Camden Town is most famous for the Camden Market which takes place everyday on Chalk Farm Road and which attracts thousands of tourists every week. There are also lots of trendy pubs, clubs and restaurants in the area. And if you want a bit of culture and education, there is an excellent Jewish Museum situated on Albert Street.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Camden Lock Market


 

 

 

Chelsea Antiques Market

Chelsea Antiques Market

 

This popular antiques market has a bit of a reputation as the place to go for more off the wall pieces. But that isn't to say that lovers of 'traditional' antiques won't also find the item of their dreams. A particular strength of the market is books, which account for about a third of the space in the market. Chelsea Antiques Market takes place daily except for Sundays, 10am-6pm.

Adress: 253 Kings Road, SW3 * Nearest Tube: Sloane Square


 

 

 

Covent Garden Market

   

 

London's first and best speciality shopping place. 

Cafés, restaurants, al fresco, post-theatre

 - it's all here.

The Apple Market is a

showcase of

handmade design.

However you travel

this will help you get there.

1000 years of history - the Market through

the ages.

World famous street theatre to thrill, amaze and inspire.

 

Covent Garden Market er et av London's mest trendy markeder. Hit kommer mengder av besøkende ene og alene for å oppleve den unike atmosfæren. I hele områder rundt Covent Garden Markedet er det et stort antall ute-kafeer, moteforretninger, forretninger med "rocka-klær" og gateartister som med sine ferdigheter underholder besøkende. Er du i London, så er Covent Garden "et must" - dette må oppleves

 

Coven Garden Piazza

 

The land around Covent Garden was originally part of an abbey, but with the dissolution of the monasteries under Henry VIII (1509-47) the land became privately owned by the Earl of Bedford.

In the 1630s the 4th Earl of Bedford asked the architect Inigo Jones to develop the centre of the Covent Garden district so that it was an area 'fitte for the habitacions of gentlemen and men of ability'. So Jones built the church of St Paul's and, influenced by Italian neo-classicism, surrounded it with a three-sided square lined with arcaded, terraced houses (unfortunately none of the original buildings have survived). 

At first the piazza was a luxurious and much sought after residential area, but the fruit and vegetable market that was held in the square soon became so large that the wealthy residents moved out. For more than 100 years the area went down-market and was renowned for its taverns, gambling dens and brothels - John Cleland's heroine Fanny Hill lodged here.

But in the last century the area has picked itself up again. And since the fruit and vegetable market moved out in 1974 the piazza has evolved into the fashionable tourist attraction you see today.

Nowadays various markets are held in the piazza and all around are small shops and boutiques selling all manner of gifts, jewellery, antiques, collectibles and crafts. There are also lots of restaurants, cafés and bistros, all of which combine to give the area a lively atmosphere. Another big feature of the piazza is the huge number of street entertainers that frequent the area.

And one of the best selling points of the piazza is that it is traffic free, one of the very few pedestrianised areas of London.

The shops are open every day, and there are several markets held throughout the week, including the main arts and crafts market.


 

 

 

Greenwich Market

Greenwich Market

Greenwich Market, Greenwich High Road, London SE10 - Greenwich Market is one of the largest and most popular markets in London. Selling a wide verity of goods including traditional hand made arts and crafts, as well as original one off creations by local designers. Every Thursday there is an antique and second hand market, stalls sell coins, medals, books and furniture, it is a must for collectable enthusiasts. 

On Fridays there is a farmers market selling a wide range of goods straight from farms, including organic cheeses and meats and healthy home grown produce. Greenwich has a large number of permanent shops that sell gifts, fashion and interior goods as well as a number of restaurants and pubs to eat in.

 - Open: Thurs/Fri/ Sat & Sun: 10am - 6pm - Special: Parts open throughout the week - Goods: Secondhand Goods / Crafts / Food - Travel: Cutty Sark (DLR), Greenwich or Maze Hill (Over line train), 177, 180, 188, 286 and 386 (Bus).


 

 

 

Kensington Market

Kensington Market

 

Dette er et innendørs markedsområde. Her finnes bl.a. billige- og morsomme klær, hatter i alle varianter, og genomskinliga jeans. Stengt på søndager.

 

This is the market to head for if you are looking for cheap, alternative or retro clothing. There is a good range of leather goods and a real market atmosphere. Shopaholics will be happy to browse for hours.

The market takes place daily, except for Sundays, from 10am-6pm.

49 Kensington High Street, W8 - Nearest Tube: High Street Kensington


 

 

 

Leadenhall Market

In the 15th Century the legendary Dick Whittington, The children's character Dick Whittington was a poor street urchin who travelled to London after hearing that the streets were paved with gold. The story goes that having arrived to find this not so, he was on the point of leaving the city when he heard the bells of St Mary-le-Bow ring out "Turn again, Whittington, thrice Lord Mayor of London". In the tale Whittington then stayed in London to become Lord Mayor three times, and he was eventually knighted. Of course this is a fictional children's story, but like many such stories the source of the tale lies in reality. There was a real man called Richard Whittington who did indeed become Lord Mayor of London in the 15th century. However the real Dick Whittington was the son of a wealthy Gloucestershire family. He arrived in London as an apprentice textile trader, and by the age of 21 he had become one of the richest merchants in London. Whittington did indeed become Lord Mayor, although four times rather than the fictional three. He wasn't knighted as the story suggests, however he probably deserved to be for he was an early philanthropist. He helped to build almshouses, women's refuges, hospitals and even one of the first public lavatories in London! He also left a lot of money to the Guildhall, and there is now a stained glass window in it commemorating him. There is no evidence that the real Dick Whittington had a pet cat, but one theory that has been put forward is that "cat" was a nickname given to coal barges at the time. As it is believed that Whittington made some of his fortune in the coal trade it is suggested that this is the origin of his legendary pet cat. There is now a milestone on Highgate Hill, with a bronze figure of his legendary pet on top, marking the spot where Whittington is supposed to have heard the Bow bells urging him to return to London. there is evidence that a Roman forum once stood here. One of the most famous characters from the market's past was a gander that frequented the area in the 19th century. 

From the continent, his fate was originally to be slaughtered along with thousands of other geese who had been sent to the market. But he escaped death and became a much-loved character, known to everyone as Old Tom. He eventually died at an estimated age of 38 and was buried in the market.

Nowadays the market is mainly the haunt of the busy workers in The City You may well hear people referring to 'The City' when you are in London, for example a businessman may say that he works in 'The City'. This may sound vague and it can be confusing, but in fact they are referring to a very distinct district of London. Today's London actually contains two cities - in Britain, a city is defined as a town or area with its own charter and, most importantly its own cathedral. The City of London (known as just The City) is the oldest being on the original site of the Roman city Londinium. The other is the City of Westminster, which dates back to 1065 when Edward the Confessor built his West Minster (now known as Westminster Abbey). The City is an area of about one square mile (The City is also sometimes known as Square Mile) on the north bank of the River Thames. The boundaries are basically the Tower of London in the east, the Temple Bar in the west and the River Thames in the south and Smithfield in the north. The City is actually the oldest part of London, being the site where the Romans first founded the city of Londinium in AD43. And throughout its long history the district has had strong links with royalty and with business and it has always been an area of status. It has had a separate governing body since William the Conqueror took the throne in the 11th century. For many years the district was governed by the City Livery Companies (or Guilds), many of which still exist, although without the power they once held. But even today The City still has its own local authority, the Corporation of London, and even its own police force. In its history The City was almost totally destroyed not once, but twice. Most of The City burnt down in the Great Fire of London of 1666 and many of the historically interesting buildings in the area date from the rebuilding of London after the Fire. And then German bombers destroyed much of the area during the blitz of the Second World War. So most of the rest of the architecture only dates from the 20th Century. Nevertheless, there are some big tourist attractions in the district. St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London are the two most obvious ones, but there is also Christopher Wren's Monument to the Fire of London, the Lloyds Building, the Museum of London and the Old Bailey. So for tourists, this part of London is a must. Aside from its tourist attractions, The City is best known for being the financial heart of Britain, the UK equivalent to Wall Street. This is business London through and through - a fact emphasised at night-time when the area empties as its 300,000 odd commuters leave for their homes. And at weekends the district is a ghost town. All in all, The City is a very special part of London with a wonderful atmosphere of history combined with money, power and exclusivity., so it is best to go at breakfast time or at lunchtime to fully experience the bustling atmosphere. Essentially it is a food market with lots of quality butchers and fishmongers, but there are also several bars and some shops selling things like chocolates and wines.

Whilst you are there remember to marvel at the iron and glass architecture, which is an excellent example of the Victorian's skill at building such structures.

The market is open Monday-Friday daytime, some shops and bars remain open into the evening.

Whittington Ave, Gracechurch St, EC1 -Nearest Tube: Bank


 

 

 

Leather Lane Market

 

Leather Lane Market "omfatter" området ved Greville Street og Clerkenwell Road. Her finnes klær, sko, smykker og mye, mye mer. På dette markedet kan man gjøre et skikkelig kupp. Markedet er åpent Man. - Fre. fra 1000 -1500 * Nærmeste tube er Chancery Lane.

 


 

 

 

Petticoat Lane Market

Adresse: Wentworth Street, Middlesex Street, Aldgate E1. Her finnes billige klokker, klær, sko, leketøy. Markedet som har en utrolig fin atmosfære,har eksistert i 400 år og ligger i Londons East End. Stengt på lørdager. Nærmeste tube er Liverpool Street.

Se foto fra Petticoat Lane Market

This is East London's  famous Sunday morning market which has been trading for more than two centuries. The name comes from the petticoats that French immigrants used to sell in the area, but in the early 19th century the authorities renamed the street Middlesex Street as it was deemed improper to have a street named after ladies underwear. However, this was to no avail as the original name stuck. This market is where you will find lots of cheap clothes and shoes - the top end of the market is well known for reasonably priced leather jackets. And if you like bartering this is the market for you as quite often there are no prices on items, leaving the way open for you to haggle your heart out. 

Middlesex St, E1 - Nearest Tube: Aldgate 


 

 

 

Portobello Road Market

Road Market  Portobello Road Market -Portobello Road, W10 - Nearest Tube: Notting Hill Gate * Fruit and vegetables are sold here throughout the week, but it is the big market that is held here each Saturday that the area is known for. This market is particularly associated with its antique stalls, as there are staggering 1500 odd dealers trading here - so if you love antiques you'll love this market. The Saturday market runs for the whole length of the street and it is one of the best outdoor markets in London. It is jam-packed full of stalls, arcades, and antique shops which attract collectors and bargain hunters from miles around, and there is a distinctly fun atmosphere about the whole thing. On a Saturday there are basically three markets in one: the antique section is in the south between Chepstow Villas and Coleville Road (the Notting Hill Gate end); a fruit and vegetable market runs from Coleville Road to Westway; and at the north end of the market you will find records, books, jewellery and trendy clothes along with a flea market. All in all this market is extremely popular so be prepared for the crowds. Also be warned that there are lots of pickpockets in the area so keep a close eye on your belongings. But the good news is that there are lots of good pubs and cafes nearby where you can get refreshments after a hard day shopping.

Dette er et av de mest kjente markedene i verden og spesielt for alt av hva man kan finne av såkalt "second-hand" og sine områder for antikke gjenstander. Her finnes i tillegg gallerier, forretninger, kafeer og restauranter som tilbyr fine produkter, god mat og ikke minst godt drikke. Loppmarked man-lør.

Markedet selger alt fra bøker til møbler til moter - ja, til og med eksotisk mat. Antikkmarkedet på lørdagene er et av de største i hele Europa, og livlig er det. Antikvitetshandlerne holder til i enden nærmest Notting Hill Gate tubestasjon. Med over 1500 forhandlere, er det optimalt for smykker og sølvbestikk. Andre spesialiteter er malerier, parfymeflasker, porselen og gamle plakater. Designere og “loppisboder” finner du nærmere Ladbroke Grove tubestasjon. Portobello Road markedet er populært bl.a. på grunn av filmen Notting Hill. Dette betyr at prisene er såkalte "turisthøye", så her kan du ikke forvente å gjøre det store kuppet. Hit bør du dra for å oppleve den fine stemningen, bygningene, kafeene, og selvfølgelig pubene.

Se foto fra Portobello Road Market

 

Adresse: Portobello Road, London W11/W10. Åpent: Man -Ons:0900 -1700 / Tors. 0900 - 1300/ Fre. og Lør 0700 - 1800. Nærmeste  Tube: Notting Hill Gate / Ladbroke Grove. Portobello Road, W11, Tel: 020 7375 0441 Tube: Ladbroke Grove. Still the biggest market in London (indeed probably the world) with more than one and a half thousand stall holders and a number of enclosed arcades. The market is primarily associated with the antiques trade, but is also a great place to find almost anything, particularly clothes and second-hand records. Most of the action takes place from 8.30am on Saturday and by mid-afternoon a fair number of traders will have called it a day and headed for home after a successful day's trading. However, during the week there's still a fair bit of activity, particularly in the surrounding arcades. For more information visit the market's official website (see above) which has a wealth of information on traders here, many of whom have signed up to a code of practice put together by the Portobello Antique dealers association (PADA). This sets out how traders should conduct their business, which can only be applauded as a benefit to potential customers.


 

 

 

Smithfield Market

Smithfield Market

 

This market is London's infamous meat market, originally sited in Smithfield just outside the city walls. Animals had been traded here since the 12th century and the area first gained its charter in 1400. Another charter formally established a cattle market there in 1648.

For many years the area was also London's prime location for public executions. But once the Tyburn Gallows These gallows, known as the Tyburn Tree, were where London's public executions took place for over 450 years, until around 1780 when public executions were moved to Newgate Prison. The gallows were situated on the approximate site where Marble Arch now stands - a plaque at the bottom on Bayswater Road marks the exact site. Around 15 executions took place here each month - so in total 50,000 people lost their lives to the Tyburn Gallows. The hangings also attracted huge crowds - with an estimated 200,000 people turning up for the hanging of the notorious criminal Jack Sheppard. Nearby is Tyburn Convent, a catholic convent that remembers over 100 martyrs that died at the gallows during the reformation. this was no longer London's main execution ground. Nevertheless, records show that executions took place here as late as 1650.

In the 1850s the market was transferred to its present location in Charterhouse Street. It was called the London Central Meat Market, but the name of Smithfield persisted.

Nowadays the market covers a massive 10 acres, employs around 1,500 people and sells an astonishing 150,000 tons of meat each year. As you would expect of a meat market, it is extremely bloody and definitely not for the faint-hearted - it might even make you convert to vegetarianism.

Now officially known as London Central Markets, it is open from 5am-10.30 am Monday to Friday. Many of the surrounding pubs open at 6am to cater for the stallholders so if you can stomach the market you can be rewarded with an early morning pint.

 

During the Peasant's Revolt of 1381, Wat Tyler travelled to Smithfield Market in order to meet Richard II. And it was here that Tyler was killed by the then Lord Mayor William Walworth. The dagger that Walworth used to kill Tyler is now held at the Fishmonger's Hall Fishmongers' Hall - King William Street, EC4 - Nearest Tube: Monument * This building dates from the early 18th Century and amongst the items of interest is the dagger that the then Lord Mayor William Walworth used to kill Wat Tyler during the Peasant's Revolt in 1381.


 

 

 

Spitalfields Market

 

Spitalfields: Dette er et marked med klær, kunsk, design, musikk (CD), bøker og det er høy øko-faktor både på maten og skjønnhetsproduktene som selges på markedet. I tillegg så finner du her mange spennende møbelbutikker- og boder, mye klær, secondhand, unge designeres kolleksjoner og mye mer. Markedet er åpent hver søndag, butikkene hele uken. Passer godt dersom været er dårlig, fordi dette er innendørs. 

Adresse: Commercial Street, mellom Lamb Street og Brushfield Street. Tunnelbanestasjon: Liverpool Street Station. Stengt lørdager.  Se foto * Visit Spitalfields.

 

This huge undercover market dates back to 1682 and the reign of Charles II (1660-85). It was once the biggest fruit and veg market in London, but then in 1991 the majority of the market was moved to Waltham Forest.

Today, however, there is still a Spitalfields Market on the original site, albeit much smaller. You will find arts, crafts, clothes, books and antique stalls, throughout the week. And then on Sundays, which is the best day to visit the market, there are fruit and veg stalls a-plenty.

Spitalfields Market is open on Sundays from 8am to 5pm.

Commercial Street, E1 - Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street.

 

Spitalfields Market has also gone down in history for being the place where

Jack the Ripper's first victim was found.  Jack the Ripper (the Whitechapel Murders) * Jack the Ripper is one of London's most famous figures, and even today speculation continues as to his true identity. Theories range from a Jewish slaughterman, a Polish immigrant, and even the Duke of Clarence. But no theory has ever been proven. The area that Jack the Ripper haunted was Whitechapel in the East End, and it was here that he killed six victims (five were prostitutes) between August and November 1888. All the victims were found with their throats slashed and their innards removed, and it was this gruesome fact that made the murders so notorious and the killer so feared. * (Martha Turner was killed in Whitechapel Road, Mary Ann Nichols in what is now Durward St, Annie Chapman in Hamburg St, Elizabeth Stride in what is now Henriques St, Catherine Eddowes in Mitre Street and Mary Kelly in Miller's Court.) * The killer's nickname comes from a letter that was sent to the police which was signed Jack the Ripper. Although it is not certain that this, or any of the numerous other letters that claimed to be from the murderer, was actually from the killer, the name caught the public's imagination and has stuck ever since. Despite the horrors, it can be argued that some good came out of the Whitechapel murders, for whilst attention was focused on the murders, the poverty and squalor of the East End became apparent to the authorities. The result was steps towards better housing, facilities and policing in the area. If you are interested in the murders and want to explore the area where the crimes took place, the nearest tube station to the area is Aldgate East. There are various organised tours and walks available in the area that will take you around the scenes of the crimes. Otherwise there are lots of places in London which claim associations with, or which feature the murders. Examples include Madame Tussaud's and the London Dungeon.


 

 

 

Stables Market

Stables Market  Se foto

Stables Market, the hottest shopping, eating and drinking experience in London. Camden Stables Market has been voted the Second Largest Tourist Attraction in London by Elle Magazine April 2000 and its new developments are making sure that it only gets bigger and better. Come and be a part of the Stables 35 million visitors each year and get inspired with the hottest new looks, the most unique home decoration, worldwide cuisine food courts and some of the best themed restaurant bars this world has to offer and a whole lot more!

Steeped in a history of individuality and a cosmopolitan of eclectic spirit, Camden has firmly stamped itself on the international map as the hip destination for both local Londoners and tourists alike, and its main attractions - Stables Market and Canal Lock Market - are ensuring that Camden remains the most happening place in London. Camden has also become the mecca for internationally renowned artists, designers, film makers, television and the music industry. Regular celeb visitors include Armani, Oasis, Kelly Osbourne, Rock Stars, Pop Stars, Designers, Sport Legends and many more. Everyone visits the Stables Market, so make sure to come and see for yourself and you never know who you will bump into!

        


 

 

 

Wembley Maket

Wembley Market

Wembley Market lligger rett over den nye Wembley Stadium. Markedsdag er hver søndag hele året. Dette er et av de største og mest besøkte søndags-markedene i London. Her finnes flere hundre utsalgsboder, og du kan finne både klær, smykker, sko, el-artikler, bilutstyr og mye, mye mer.


 

 

 

Når det gjelder London's markeder så bør du være oppmerksom på at her er det mange mennesker, og derfor lønner det seg å komme så tidlig som mulig på dagen. Kommer du tidlig er også muligheten for å gjøre gode kjøp aller best.

 

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