If antique markets are your cup of tea—and you may have brought an extra duffel bag with you—then you'll have to check out Portobello Road Market: the world's largest antique market. With 2,000 some-odd stalls, it's tough to imagine that you won't find something that interests you enough to stick around a little while. While the market starts to get going at about 5:30 in the morning, it takes until about 8:00 to hit its stride, and it will keep going until the end of the day. With 2,000 different stalls and prices to suit any budget—or lack thereof— if you're into antiquing, or just want to rummage around in some really neat old stuff, Portobello Road Market won't disappoint.
With more than 2,000 stalls, the worlds largest antique market start gradually from around 5.30am with trading between dealers from the UK and overseas. By 8.00am, most stall holders have arrived and the market is in full swing for the rest of the day, with collectors and visitors from all over the world browsing exquisite antique goods. The shops and stalls of Portobello Road offer an extraordinary variety of goods ranging in price from a few pounds to several thousands. Visitors come from all over the world because they know that in Portobello Road they will find the most extensive selection of antiques in all of Britain.
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