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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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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

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

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

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

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Noted for it's general hospital, Mosque, YMCA, and street market along the station, isn't much to stay around form., The Crossrail station will see some local houses pull down for private flat development, but there isn't the allure in the crowded end of the A11...More

Thank T_Hotel_Inspectors
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The Tube station edifice, as shown here, no longer exists. Whitechapel station is part of the Crossrail network, which is currently under construction across London. I lived in Whitechapel for a year and, while it certainly isn't one of the prettiest areas of London, it...More

Thank SEMClarke
Reviewed 29 September 2016

There are some interesting buildings and places of interest along the road, that was built in the 19th century as a main shopping district, but other than that I won’t recommend it. It is, by all means, an important traffic route, named after a small...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I was staying at a hotel in Whitechapel Road. Beware when crossing the road even when green man is on. The cars go right through the red lights. Didnt find this road anything special. Lots of cafes & takeaway shops

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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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