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This inspiring walk takes you to the artistic part of the city. You’ll go past art galleries, vintage boutiques, and creative markets.There are more artists per square mile here than in any other part of Europe. During this walk you will get a sense of the artsy vibe of burgeoning, multicultural Shoreditch, with its original street art, graffiti-covered walls and industrial warehouses.
For innovative contemporary art exhibitions, visit Whitechapel Gallery, where you can admire the works of famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Frida Kahlo. Next, you will walk past some great markets, including Sunday UpMarket, Broadway Market, and Columbia Road Market, as well as unique vintage shops, cozy coffee shops, trendy cafés, a charming arthouse cinema, and the world´s first pop-up shopping center: Boxpark Shoreditch.
Street food abounds on this walk: You will find people selling amazing international food everywhere. Brick Lane is the most famous street of Shoreditch, also known as Banglatown, ’ genoemd. Come here for the only true national dish: curry!
Because of its many nightlife hotspots, this also makes a great nighttime walk. Clubs, pubs, restaurants, and cafés: You name it, Shoreditch has it. For those wanting to explore more, you can also deviate from the route and head further into lesser known East London, toward up-and-coming, somewhat edgier neighborhoods like Hackney, Dalston, and Stoke Newington.