Someone once said that one of the best ways for travelers to immerse in the local culture is to visit the market. This interesting insight has a point. The unique vibe of markets found in towns or cities seem to echo the heart and soul of the place. Tourist or not, you can find plenty of things amid the buzz of activities. The Greenwich Market is no exception. It is teeming shoppers, foodies, and gawkers who come to buy, eat, or soak in the vibrant scene the market offers. Here are four things that make the place a great place to visit:
1. Open every day
The market is open daily. You can drop by at the place anytime between 10:00am to 5:30pm. There is no dearth of things to see or do so a trip here will be far from boring. It is an excellent place to shop for some fresh produce or grab a quick snack or lunch before heading to other attractions nearby.
2. Diverse selection of food
Fresh in-season produce, organic food, and a wide array of fruits are not the only things that draw people to the Greenwich Market. The place also has a diverse selection of street food. Food lovers will have no shortage of choices that include Ethiopian, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, and French cuisines among others. Vegetarians and meat lovers alike will have plenty of great-tasting food to choose from. The handmade sushi, ravioli, and sweet desserts are just some of the mouth-watering food to be had in this place.
3. Broad range of antiques and collectables
Greenwich Market has several stalls selling antiques, crafts, and other artworks. Many of these items are locally made. There are many unique pieces that showcase the artists’ and craftsmen’s creativity. You do not have to be an avid collector to appreciate items to be found in this market’s antiques and collectables stalls.
4. Several boutiques and shops
The market has several fashion boutiques and jewelry shops for shoppers to explore. There are also health and beauty shops for those looking for a haircut or want to enjoy a relaxing spa after a tiring day of sightseeing or shopping.
5. Bars and restaurants to explore
Apart from the market’s many food stalls, the place also has a number of bars, cafes, delis, and restaurants. This makes it easier for shoppers as well as tourists coming from nearby attractions to find a place to enjoy a scrumptious meal or snack.