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Clerkenwell, London

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Stroll along streets lined with heritage-listed buildings in London’s attractive Clerkenwell. Once known as "Little Italy," this area is now packed full of listed town houses, historic buildings, museums, Michelin-star restaurants, and cafes. The area was once an ancient parish, linking nearby Islington with the city of London, making it a desirable place to live; Oliver Cromwell even owned a house here in the 17th century. Wander along the quaint streets, follow small alleyways to find hidden pubs, and stop by the street market for a bite to eat. Plan my day in London using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • This is an area that under went a huge regeneration in the last 20 years with more being built as you pass through here. We walked the other day on the way to the Postal Museum, which I highly recomme...  more »
  • Clerkenwell is a historic little area going back to the middle ages. Another nice touch is that pubs are allowed to open at 05:30 for the meat workers at nearby Smithfield Market. There's also a relig...  more »
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