The City of London is known for its markets, which are as diverse in their offerings as the culture of the city itself. Old Spitalfields Market is a colorful and historic part of the city's market scene. The market's origins go back to 1638, when King Charles I decreed a license on 'Spittle Fields', allowing the sale of meat, fowl, and roots. Over the centuries, the market has only grown in prominence and character, and today is a celebrated tourist attraction as well. Old Spitalfields Market claims to be one of the largest markets catering to needs like art and craft, fashion, local market stuff, etc. everyday of the week. The market also has been awarded as "Best Private Market" by the National Association of British Market Authorities.
- Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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- Nearest Train: Shoreditch High Street