10 Hidden Gems of London that Most Tourists Never See

Leadenhall Market

Leadenhall Market

If you’re a fan of the Harry Potter films, then you may recognise the ornate features of Leadenhall Market in the City of London. Used as Diagon Alley in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, this Victorian covered market is a must visit for fans.

Harry Potter fans aside, Leadenhall Market is still a brilliant place to visit, with its array of market stalls, pubs, restaurants and shops. Like St Dunstan’s in the East, Leadenhall Market was damaged during the Great Fire of London and was rebuilt, the standout painted roof being added as late as 1881. It’s of such historical importance, it’s now a Grade II listed structure. So when you visit, make sure you look up!


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