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Covent Garden Piazza
Covent GardenWC2E 8HA
- +44 845 450 8012
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As I've been working in London for 15 years now I've experience much a street scene on my walkabouts. I would have to say that if you want to visit somewhere novel and a place the oozes character Covent Garden is the place to be. Even if you're not into shopping there you can sit and feast on a fantastic ice cream (not sure about the breast milk) or sip on a glass of vino in the Punch and Judy...more
I just don't understand why people wants to watch bad comedy, magic shows and chinese people playing suspicious "traditional" music on panpipes (I tell you now, you sure don't see this crap in china).
It doesn't even have the ol' independent charm now that everything in the covered market itself is pretty much either crap (stalls) or chains (shop).
And all it seems to do is create some...more
Yes! It is a tourist trap but what the hell! It's a tourist trap one must see in order to tick it off your list and have a bit of fun. It is much more manageable on the weekdays because once the weekend rolls in - so do every tourist on the planet by the busload! It's a great spot to watch the omnipresent street performers (some of them are better than others, but entertaining). Definitely...more
Silly and fun: always.
Entertaining: of course!
People watching: to die for.
A great mix of shops, restaurants, and people make this place a blast to hang out and shop and watch and just enjoy the sights and smells and sounds of London.more
The Covent Garden Piazza, is a carnival atmosphere during the weekends. Its the busiest place I've yet to come across, and yet personal.
Other than shopping for artisitc and commercial goods, one can indulge in performances by acrobats, stage artsists, musicians, magicians etc. Each one has their own space here to entice and entertain you. Its ACTIVITY period at its best. These artists work...more