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Covent Garden Market

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Covent Garden Market.

Covent Garden Market features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day London City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Lovely square
  • Great performances from street entertainers

Time required: 40 minutes

Phone: +44 870 780 5001

Web site: http://www.coventgardenl...

Public transport:

  • Piccadilly Line: Covent Garden station

Address: 41 The Market, Covent Garden Piazza, City of London WC2E 8RF

Things you need to know:

  • The first planned square of London that was laid out in the 17th century by Inigo Jones
  • For 300 years, was a fruit, vegetable and flower market
  • The market was immortalized by Lerner and Loewe's hit musical My Fair Lady
  • Now it is an arcade filled with upscale shops and cafés

What to do there:

  • Walk around and enjoy this lovely square
  • Enjoy the performance of the street entertainers

Tips & Insights:

  • There are lots of shops and cafes with street performers and plenty of places to sit and just people watch
  • If you are lucky you can enjoy opera singers singing inside the arcades

Covent Garden Market features in these preplanned City Guides: