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23 Feb 2019
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2 Apr 2019
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Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

I'm.actually a fan of this road as when ever I'm down here the shops and people always make me feel comfortable. Yes it is a area with a lot of South Asian people and I like to as there friendly and nice, however there are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kobizp
Reviewed 24 February 2019

It isn´t the nicest area in London, but shows the city in a different light showing the immigrant area of London, the most fun in the area is to take the Jack the Ripper tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
20  Thank Niels L
Reviewed 11 December 2018

There is only one word to describe Whitechapel: unmissable. In a few more words, it is fantastic, stunning, glorious, diverse, fabulous. Just get yourself down there. It has everything you could want and more - a cool market where you can buy just about anything...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Whitechapel in East London. traditionally a poor part of London and to be perfectly a wonder around this round and you'd think it still is. There is very little of interest for the average tourist unless they happen to really really want to see shops...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The East End of London is traditionally the first port of call for disenfranchised, dispossessed minorities from the Protestant Huguenot refugees, escaping the pogroms of Louis XIV in the 1600s, to impoverished Irish labourers in the 19th century, then Ashkenazi Jews in the 20th century,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Basically, there are a lot of shabby-looking shops and market stalls but unless you want to visit any of the local places (hospital, mosque etc), I would advise you not to go here. I feel judged walking through it as a westernized girl not covering...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank 918louisev
Reviewed 13 May 2018

When you think of Whitechapel you probably think of "Jack The Ripper" & the seedy darker side of London's history. Whitechapel Road though became a popular place in the 20th century for the British Bangladeshi community, particularly on Whitechapel Road and Brick Lane. For me...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Was traveling via bus #254 to another market when we seen this Street Market and decided to take a look. Lots of vendors selling to the local Muslim community. Beautiful scarfs and jewelry. Lots of ethnic grocery stores. The view from the middle of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TACOB0B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I used to go to the market a lot when I lived in London it was a Bangladeshi / Indian street so obviously smelly and dirty . Nothing to buy in the shops but the market is cool . Now I went back last year...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Whitechapel Road is a major thoroughfare in Whitechapel and is named after a small chapel dedicated to St. Mary. This is the main shopping street with a street market next to the tube station. The shops here sell everything from Indian snacks to Nigerian fabrics...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nellielim
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Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world
class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to
be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of
Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the
Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious
legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour
groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden
squares, these days you're more likely to catch a
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