In Shoreditch, empty walls are future murals. The neighborhood’s industrial warehouses and dingy side streets offer plenty of potential space waiting to be reimagined. Old brick warehouses have transformed into interactive art galleries, and countless buildings have served as Banksy’s canvases. Shoreditch’s appeal as a creative playground stems (at least, in part) from an urban, gritty underbelly, but clean-cut treasures aren’t in short supply—Shoreditch’s design sensibilities also influence its trendy pubs and cafes.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
A Hub of Creativity
Hoxton is considered to be London's coolest urban area, a Mecca for the artistic, trendy and down right fashionable. Also, Hoxton has a strong Shakesperean history. In the 1500's Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet was perfomed here, starring William Shakespeare himself!"
Eclectic Eating and Drinking
The area hosts some of the best night spots, art galleries and restaurants in London. So please be aware that if you are staying on a Friday or Saturday night, it can be rather noisy in the area until about 2 A.M. The weekdays are very quiet though."
... on the doorstep of some of London's best galleries, great bars and weekend markets - A hub of creativity and fun."
Eclectic Columbia Road
Fantastic location on the spine of the East End and slap bang in the heart of Shoreditch-great stores and boutiques, music scene, very fashionable, people with contemporary sartorial dress codes and asymmetric hairstyles; very cool... Restaurants, great food, sausages, chips, etc."
Well-Connected In the City
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Sophie Carr is a London-based freelance travel photographer who specialises in landscapes and cities. Her love of travel has taken her to many far-flung parts of the world, but home will always be London. Brought up near London, she has lived in the city for almost 20 years, and loves to explore its varied neighborhoods. She loved shooting her home city for Airbnb, and hopes her photos will encourage visitors to come to her local neighborhoods.
After living his first twenty something years in the great land of Michigan, Tec Petaja traveled throughout central Asia, lived in Indiana and Hawaii, and finally found a home in Nashville, Tennessee where he currently resides with his wife.
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