The Best Shopping Areas in London
Top Areas for Shopping in London
London is a rich place for shopping. Shopping malls, street markets and shops are spread throughout the city, not just in one area. Here you can see 5 best shopping areas in London.
Oxford Street is the first place that comes to mind when it comes to shopping in London. This is one of Europe’s leading shopping points. There are over 500 stores in total. Primark, Selfridges, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Boots and Disney Store are the most famous places on the street.
This is one of the places where especially wealthy Arab tourists show great interest. Although there are many shopping malls, there are not many souvenir shops.
There are many gift shops in the region, which is famous for its piercing, tattoo and extraordinary shops. On weekends, 6 street markets are set up here. Clothes, jewelry and many different items are sold in the markets. Cyberdog is the most interesting and famous shop in the area. Very beautiful handcrafted items are sold in the markets.
The prices of souvenirs sold are quite affordable. Apart from quality products, many souvenirs are sold for 1 pound and 6 for 5 pounds. This is one of the best places for collective gift shopping in London.
Located in the center of London, Covent Garden is one of the most famous districts of the city. You can find many handcrafted items in the huge bazaar called Apple Market in the middle of this district.
Some of the stalls sell very original products, but their prices can be slightly higher. There are also markets opposite this covered bazaar. Here, some poor quality clothes and various souvenirs are sold.
This is London’s most lively square. Its illuminated panel buildings are likened to Times Square. You can find quality and affordable souvenirs in the Cool Britannia shop in the square.
You can shop for medicines and cosmetics at the Boots store under the illuminated panels. Leicester Square is a very short distance from this square. There is also M & M’s WORLD in that square.
Like Oxford Street, this is the indispensable street of London shopping. There are shops of world famous brands such as Guess, Louis Vuitton, Fossil, Desigual and Zara on the street.
The Apple Store is also on this street. Famous toy store Hamleys is one of the important shops on this street.
Carnaby Street (Popular shopping area in the SOHO area and closed to traffic), Brick Lane Market (London’s famous market for antiques, books and sophisticated small hand tools), Borough Market (Europe’s most famous vegetable, fruit and food market) and Portobello Road are the other famous shopping areas.