A Market With Mexican Roots


A Market With Mexican Roots

Name derives from Spanish fort in Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Bello.

Location: Portobello Road, W11

Description: Portobello Road Market is one of the most famous markets in the world and is internationally recognised for its second-hand and antique sections.

Statistically it features in the top ten rankings as the most visited tourist site in London.

And here's another perhaps unknown fact about this excellent place... it's name derives from a Spanish fort in the Gulf of Mexico captured by the British in 1739 - 'Puerto Bello'.

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A Market With Mexican Roots

Name derives from Spanish fort in Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Bello.

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Credits: http://www.portobelloroad.co.uk/

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