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Covent Garden


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Covent Garden ( or ) is a district in Greater London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane. It is associated with the former fruit-and-vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and with the Royal Opera House, which is also known as "Covent Garden". The district is divided by the main thoroughfare of Long Acre, north of which is given over to independent shops centred on Neal's Yard and Seven Dials, while the south contains the central square with its street performers and most of the historical buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the London Transport Museum and the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.
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  • Early history 

  • Bedford Estate (1552–1918) 

  • Modern changes 

  • Geography 

  • Governance 

  • Economy 

  • Royal Opera House 

  • Covent Garden Piazza 

  • Covent Garden market 

  • Theatre Royal, Drury Lane 

  • London Transport Museum 

  • St Paul's Church 

  • Freemasons' Hall 

  • Culture 

  • Street performance 

  • Pubs and bars 

  • Restaurants 

  • Cultural connections 

  • Transport 

  • Bibliography