Camden Market

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It’s the most important market in London. If you are in the city, you should definitely visit the Camden Market. Here new fashion trends are emerging for the whole world, there are many great bargains.

What is the Campen Market ?

Camden Market has been one of London’s top 10 attractions for several years. It is a large market for clothing, art, utensils, souvenirs and more. With over a million visitors a month, Camden Market is one of the largest markets in the world.

 

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The Camden market actually consists of several different markets that merge into each other. The visitor, however, feels that it is a market. On the Camden Market there should be current fashion trends earlier than elsewhere. Many famous fashion designers come here regularly to track down new trends. Other trendsetters, such as MTV, have also settled around Camden Market. The Camden Market should not only be groundbreaking for clothing, but also for certain art and furnishings, for example.

If you want to learn more about Camden’s famous pub scene, you can also book an inexpensive and interesting tour: More information on this page

Camden Market money and prices: The prices on Camden Market are not exaggeratedly high. Sometimes you can even get a real bargain. Trading is common, even if there are price tags. Especially if you buy more than one product, you can negotiate a juicy discount. You pay cash, credit cards are not accepted at most stands. At the ATMs around Camden Market there are long queues on weekends, make sure to withdraw money before. Beware of pickpockets.

We recommend a tour of London’s most famous market (more information on this page).

Camden Market orientation: Retailers sell their products at several 1,000 stands. There are few larger shops or stalls. The stalls along Camden High Street are more like real shops. The actual Camden Market is around the lock area (Camden Lock) about 200 to 400 meters north of the Underground Station.

You can’t miss the Camden market if you just follow the crowds. Weekends are sometimes so busy that the Camden Town subway station is closed due to overcrowding. Then you can easily switch to the station Chalk Farm. From here, the Camden Market can also be reached on foot in a few minutes.

Food and drink Camden Market: For many tourists, the many snack stands at Camden Market are the highlight. Especially the Indian, Chinese and Mexican snacks are popular. At many stands there are about 10 dishes to choose from, which can be mixed as desired. Such a meal is cheap with about five pounds. In addition, there are many pubs and restaurants in the area in all price ranges.


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Camden Market opening hours 2019: The best time to come is at the weekend. Parts of the Camden Market are not open during the week. But it is usually very busy. Ideal is the morning (Saturday or Sunday). Some market stands close for lunch and about between 6pm and 8pm. But even after that there is still a lot going on in the pubs, clubs, theatres and restaurants around Camden Market. For many locals and tourists this is even the real Camden Market. The well-known fashion market Electric Ballroom is only open on Sundays.

How to get to Camden Market 2019: Take the Northern Line metro (black on maps) to Camden Town or Chalk Farm. There are also at least 10 bus lines to Camden Town. It is too far on foot from downtown London to Camden.

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We recommend a tour of London’s most famous market (more information on this page).

Other activities in Camden (nightlife): It is one of the most popular districts in London. Camden is famous for its nightlife, clubs and pubs.

A lot of celebrities live here too. The singer Ammy Winehouse had her favourite pub here until her early death. It is called The Hawley Arms, 2 Castlehaven Rd, just a few meters from Camden Market. As a fan of Ammy Winehouse you can have a drink at the Hawley Arms after visiting the market.

If you want to learn more about Camden’s famous pub scene, you can also book an inexpensive and interesting tour: More information on this page

Not to far from Camden Market ist the famous zoo of London (the oldest and biggest zoo in Europe).

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