Popular places before and during the COVID-19: what happens when everyone stays home

APR 01, 2020 AT 02:24 PM

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Chinatown, London, England

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Since the ‘50s, this area has been known to have some of the best food in the city, inviting both locals and tourists to flock around the vibrant area. From Cantonese cuisine, to Malaysian meals, to traditional Asian treats, thousands of people raid these delicious restaurants, daily.  However, that was before the quarantine restrictions went into effect.

For now, the residents of the block are the ones who get to enjoy the peace and quiet of a deserted Chinatown London.

Piccadilly Circus, London, England

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Piccadilly Circus is one of the most popular plazas in London for people to meet up for a fun afternoon or night out on the town.

Packed with thousands of people on the street until the late hours of night, the popular Piccadilly Circus has, now, been completely deserted. With fewer locals out and about, and less people exploring the city, that means the hustle and bustle of cars, tour buses, and public transportation has significantly reduced, too.