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Address: London, England
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Description: Heavily populated with immigrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa...
Heavily populated with immigrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa, this London neighborhood contains the areas of Whitechapel and Spitalfields, which are still synonymous with social and economic deprivation.
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love the eastend

Love the eastend of London, been there so many times over the last 30 years or so. My most recent visit was March of this year and stayed in Bethnal Green Travelodge which was so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2014
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ireland
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a part of London that has more history than the rest of London put together. That's why I live here. East London is as vibrant and colorful as it's past. You can experience Brick lane market in the daytime and do the Jack the ripper tour in the Evening. There are some of the best pubs in London... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have a gaff in Mile End opposite Mile End Leisure Centre. I love the East End. I was actually born in London in 1953 unlike most other people that live there. This means I really am qualified to rate the place, again, unlike most other people. It's a great place, I LOVE it !

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ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Love the eastend of London, been there so many times over the last 30 years or so. My most recent visit was March of this year and stayed in Bethnal Green Travelodge which was so handy and close to everything as well as being on the Central Line of the underground. I love the market in Roman Road on Tuesday... More 

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Nanning, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The East End consists of many small and quite distinct neighbourhoods: Mile End is an increasingly affluent neighbourhood about one mile (hence the name) from the City of London along the Whitechapel Road. While not as vibrant as its neighbours in Bethnal Green and Brick Lane, it has a charm of its own which makes this district worth a visit.... More 

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Lindstrom, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This walking food tour was very much worth the time and money. The walk was at an easy pace and the tour was informative as well as tasty. Our tour guide (Emily) made our experience both fun and interesting. We experienced a variety of London favorites, mine being the bread and butter pudding.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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624 reviews 624 reviews
362 attraction reviews
612 helpful votes 612 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

London's Jewish community once lived here. Most have now moved north and, today, the East End is populated by a rich array of different cultures from across the globe. This is reflected in the eclectic range of food on offer and the interesting shops. However, beyond the colourful facades of the buildings, there is a fascinating history and a walking... More 

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newcastle
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226 reviews 226 reviews
165 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Crammed full of artists, musicians, night club workers etc and from all parts of the world ,makes it a very interesting place to live. We feel that the inhabitants of this area bond together extremely well and they all seem to help each other . It is the only area in London to date where we [ as older persons... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
35 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Don't visit expecting to see any stereotype cockneys, its just a run down area full of immigrants and very few Londoners.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
125 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

The home to Hugenot immigrants in the 17c then Jews from middle Europe in the 19 and early 20c then Bangladeshis in the second half of the 20c it has now become the heart of cool and cutting edge London. Great shops, clubs, bars, restaurants. Go on Friday and Saturday nights for the nightlife, and on Sunday for the markets.

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Surrey, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Generally a dodgy part of London full of council housing. Try Bistroteca a trendy restaurant in a converted Laundry. Hard to fins as it has no sign outside but fun once you are in!

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