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Whitechapel Road

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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 17 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 Hotel I
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

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 8 March 2016

didnt go for the ripper experience but discovered the Bell Foundry, Royal London museum as well as the origin of whitechapel in its park with inclusive memerials so all very intresting and informative not much beyond this, market stalls and various eateries but didnt try...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I came out of Aldgate East Underground station, turned left, crossed this very busy road and mercifully reached Whitechapel Bell Foundry quickly for the Saturday morning tour there (reviewed separately). This road is famous as the second-cheapest site on the London 'Monopoly' board game and...More

1  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Whitechapel in essence hasn't changed much since the 1880s. Then it was a den of inequity, crime-ridden, filthy, trash-filled and unsafe. As it remains now. There is nothing to commend it and all that once lended it character in the past has now gone. Now...More

5  Thank XNKK
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We took a Jack the Ripper walk in that area. The guide showed us the are what some of the murders took place. The area is so different from when the events happened that you need a lot of creativity to try and think about...More

Thank sipivu
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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