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    31 Reasons Hackney Is The Best Part Of London

    Seriously, pack your bags.

    1. Because Hackney is one of the most beautiful parts of London.

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    London Fields

    2. And it's surprisingly green.

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    Clissold Park

    3. Because we have the best flower markets...

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    Columbia Road Flower Market

    4. ... the best bakeries...

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    Broadway Market

    5. ... and the best puddings.

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    Broadway Market

    6. Because walking along the canal is just magical.

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    Regent's Canal, near Broadway Market

    7. Because you can visit the animals at the City Farm.

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    Hackney City Farm

    8. And spend an afternoon learning in one of the most lovely museums.

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    Geffrye Museum

    9. Because you can swim in a heated outdoor lido all year round.

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    London Fields Lido

    10. Or in a reservoir, if open water swimming is more your thing.

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    West Reservoir, Stoke Newington

    11. Because our pubs are cute.

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    The Rose and Crown, Stoke Newington

    12. And the food is second to none.

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    The Brownswood, Finsbury Park

    13. But our cafés are cuter.

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    Cooper & Wolf, Chatsworth Road

    14. Because we have one of the cosiest cinemas.

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    Hackney Picturehouse

    15. And our theatre houses the best pantomime every year.

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    Hackney Empire

    16. Because the canal is wonderful in the summer.

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    Regent's Canal, near Broadway Market

    17. And there are always adventures to be had in the woods.

    18. Because we have the best bars.

    19. And the best Turkish food.

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    Yasar Halim, Green Lanes

    20. And the most beautiful graveyards.

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    Abney Road Cemetery

    21. Because we serve brunches like this in the park.

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    Pavilion Cafe, Victoria Park

    22. Because who wouldn't want to spend an afternoon here?

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    Upper Clapton

    23. Who wouldn't want to drink here?

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    Ribeira, De Beauvoir Town

    24. And who wouldn't want to while away the evening here?

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    Dinerama, Shoreditch

    25. Because we have the best curries.

    26. And the best Vietnamese food.

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    Tay Do, Kingsland Road

    27. And don't even get me started on our pizzas.

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    Crate, Hackney Wick

    28. Because our walls change all the time.

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    29. And there's always a new place to discover.

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    Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

    30. And a new bagel filling to try.

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    Beigel Bake, Brick Lane

    31. Because Hackney is truly gorgeous.

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    Hackney Marshes

    32. And Hackney is home.

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    Hackney Downs

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