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Leicester Market - Leicestershire

Leicester Market is one thing no visitor to the city should miss. Steeped in over 700 years of history, it is Europe’s largest covered market and is always a hive of activity. Marvel at the unusual mixture of vegetables from around the world, and seek out the excellent fish market in the Market Centre for a mouth-watering array of quality fresh food. Photo Credit: Daniel Aldo Gomez
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Leicester City Centre

Leicester has a rich heritage, stretching back to Roman times. Leicester City Center has a mix of high street names, small designer outlets and unusual individual shops and offers a huge range of choices for every taste. Highcross shopping centre is located at the heart of city centre. Photo Credit: A Niyaz
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Belgrave Road Leicester

Belgrave Road in the Leicester is home to some of the best Asian shops and restaurants in the United Kingdom. Locally know as the "Golden Mile", Belgrave Road and Melton Road is home to the largest concentration of Indian jewellery shops outside of India. Photo Credit: Daniel Aldo Gomez
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Narborough Road in Leicester

Narborough Road in Leicester is busy road which connects Leicester to Motorway. It is not only the traffic which makes the road busy but shops, pubs, restaurants and students . Photo Credit: Daniel Aldo Gomez
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River Soar in Leicester

The River Soar is a tributary of the River Trent in the English East Midlands. According to legend, the body of King Richard III of England was thrown into the Soar after his death. It is believed the name "Leicester" is derived from the words castra (camp) of the Ligore, meaning dwellers on the 'River Legro' (an early name for the River Soar). Photo Credit: A Niyaz
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Queen's Swans in Leicester

Queen's swans will welcome visitors and residents of Leicester in River Soar. Swans are part Leicester’s wild life. The Crown retains the right to ownership of all unmarked mute swans in open waters. Photo Credit: A Niyaz
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Leicester in Winter Snow

This slide show captures the colour variation and the mood during a snowy winter day. With British Winters welcoming more snows Leicester turns into a picturesque city. Photo Credit: A Niyaz
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Leicester in Bloom

Leicester in Bloom is part of the Royal Horticultural Society's countrywide campaign, Britain in Bloom - the largest horticultural campaign in Europe. In 2008 Leicester came top in the urban regeneration category of the competition with a silver gilt award for the second year running. Photo Credit: A Niyaz
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Birds in Leicester - Birds of Feather Flock Together

Birds of Feather Flock Together. Leicester has a rich wild life of birds. Some 290 bird species have been recorded in the counties by the Leicestershire and Rutland Ornithological Society (LROS). Explore some captured through the lens. Photo Credit: A Niyaz

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