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Where to go shopping in London

Bond Street at Nightfall

London is undoubtedly one of the most charming and fashionable cities throughout Europe. There are many attractions to see and places to visit. Its strength, however, is also the opportunity to go shopping. It’s almost impossible not to be infected by the desire to buy something in a city like London with its shops, markets and department stores that offer an endless choice of fashion clothes and trendy accessories, which are really hard to give up. Read on to understand then how and where to shop in this city these selected sights of London shopping excellence.

Bond Street at Nightfall

Bond Street at Nightfall

Starting from the places dedicated to luxury shopping, we can start from the famous Bond Street. Located in the city center, in the district of Mayfair, it connects to Piccadilly and Oxford Street and is the home of the most elegant shops in the capital. Here you can find art galleries, high-fashion boutiques, leather goods, jewelry and accessories for the home and for you too. High-quality materials, high quality products and big names are the masters in this corner of London dedicated to the most chic shopping. The presence of very large hotels, restaurants and clubs can give you a pause from shopping.

Harrods

Harrods

Moving on to a more affordable type of shopping, the choices are really endless: London is full of shops that allow you to spend less and to always look stylish and fashionable. The definite must see the famous Harrods. Known throughout the world, offering all kinds of goods and really worth visiting even without buying anything. In its stores you can find pretty much everything from shoes to clothing for men, women and children, from gift boxes to home decor objects. They also have a space dedicated just to the famous Harrods branded gadgets that have now become a must-bring-back after a vacation in London: bags, towels, key chains, tea, biscuits, pot holders, etc.

Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street

Another area which is a must-do-shopping in London is the beautiful Carnaby Street. Located close to Oxford Street, this colorful street is a must for shoppers who are most original and cool. Quite interesting is the pretty square of Covent Garden, inspired by antique markets, bizarre objects stalls and shops selling local products, is the ideal place to pick up souvenirs and gift ideas. Finally, Portobello Road is definitely worth a visit, as it is located in the neighborhood of Notting Hill. The shops are open all week, but on Saturday the endless stalls enliven the area, especially by offering items of antiques and vintage pieces.

Portobello Road

Portobello Road

London photos by: bill holmes, david rowlzi, simon and his camera, david

For more on London check: Royal visit at the Buckingham Palace | London, Romantic nights in London, The London Eye | The most popular attraction in the UK

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