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Central Market (Mercado Central)

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Address: Plaza del Mercado, 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 34 96 3829101
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True authentic market. be sure to visit. We bought excellent paprika from Murcia. Clean and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

True authentic market. be sure to visit. We bought excellent paprika from Murcia. Clean and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The whole place is wonderful to be at, even if you are not buying anything, (we bought some fresh fruit and oriental spices). There is a restaurant in the middle of the market which must not be missed. It can be found easily, though one must wait for a place to sit. Grab it and enjoy food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I love visiting the central Market, you can seriously find anything you are looking for, which is great when looking for the odd spices or ingredients that you can't find in Mercadona or Consum. The staff in the different stands are all very friendly and willing to help you find what you are looking for. Also, go hungry! Some fun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A food market. Unexpected delight .Exotic meats and fish that you might never see again. Closes around 3pm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

As a foodie, hands down my favourite attraction of Valencia. Spacious, clean, and - most importantly - full with goodies ranging from all the excellent local produce to Latin American fruit and German beer. Grab some fruit, pastries (Empanadas de Morcilla are my favourite, but since they are filled with blood sausage, they may be only for the adventurous), horchata... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is the focal point of downtown Valencia. You have to see this place, better than any other European central market. Joy for your eyes, nose, and stomach! Allow at least 1-2 hours as the place is huge and shops start closing on 1:30pm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had been recommended to buy our food at centro market because it was fresh. The market was close to were we are staying, first impression wow, we bought bread ham fish all for less than 20 euros. Why do we not have this sort of market at home why!!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Personally preferred the similar market in Barcelona and market building in Colon (Valencia City Centre also). Scheduled to close at 3pm daily. The stall holders were packing up their wares at 2pm when we strolled in and some seemed a bit short tempered if we stopped to browse - which is most unusual for the courteous Valencians! We did buy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A beautiful and clean market. You just want to stop everywhere and buy all the fresh goods from vegetables to Iberian hams, fresh seafood or the local Turon. Quite a few people offer you to taste their goods. Take your time to stroll around

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Food glorious food, you could spend hours at this market, beats shopping in a supermarket, worth a visit

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Additional Information about Central Market (Mercado Central)

Address: Plaza del Mercado, 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 34 96 3829101
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

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