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East End

London, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #541 of 1,081 attractions in London
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Heavily populated with immigrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa, this London neighborhood contains the areas of Whitechapel and Spitalfields,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Nanning, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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537 reviews 537 reviews
342 attraction reviews
269 helpful votes 269 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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194 reviews 194 reviews
135 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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209 reviews 209 reviews
114 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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london
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

lots of great places to vist , with street markets , bethnal green road , roman road market . the flower market on a sunday morning is a must to see pie and mash shops are a must for a dinner , not many left now genuing east end english white people are great to speak to and hear there... More

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london
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

this is not a safe place to call a touris attraction you are in a very dangerous place with thives on nealy evert street corner.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Markets, especially Billingsgate Fish Market - although Saturdays is horribly busy try to go Tues to Fri inc. At the Fish Market the Cornish Sardines are absolutely brilliant

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