Brixton embraces its unapologetically unpolished reputation. Evolving from a site of controversy and struggle during the 1990’s, Brixton has steadily increased its appeal without losing much of its cosmopolitan make-up. The neighbourhood replaces Britain’s acclaimed architecture and posh boutiques with homespun culture and more than a bit of crass. Invitingly alternative, the neighborhood’s energy emanates from the shops along Electric Avenue to the art galleries, local markets, and pop-up restaurants in Brixton Village Market.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
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Movie Venues and Music Venues
A Look Around the Neighbourhood
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighbourhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
French photographer Antoine Breant has now lived in London for the past two years. This project for Airbnb gave him a chance to explore new spaces within London, get acquainted with the British way of life, and encounter a new dimension of the city.
Chris has worked as a London-based photographer for seven years. He specialises in architectural, interior, and real estate photography, and his various commissions include global magazines and websites across the globe. This project for Airbnb has given Chris the chance to explore and discover London's deep diversity.
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 neighbourhoods. She loved shooting her home city for Airbnb, and hopes her photos will encourage visitors to come to her local neighbourhoods.