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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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8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Activities: Shopping

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Very impressive market beautiful buildinging

Amazing workout market in a beautiful building. The good on sale is amazing so go when you are hungry.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Amazing workout market in a beautiful building. The good on sale is amazing so go when you are hungry.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We came here for picnic suppliers during our trip - the Mercado building is incredible, enormous ceilings and stained glass. Doesn't look so great from outside, but inside is brilliant. Would definitely recommend the serrano ham, and the Valencian cheese is wonderful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I am used to the over hyped "gastro" markets in london - this market was amazing you must go there and is used by locals not just for the tourists

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The main market is fantastic, both architecturally and in terms of the food on offer. It's generally not too busy, so you can stroll round it comfortably in half an hour (it's not that big). Lots of fresh fish including live eels, fresh seafood, meats, herbs, olives and other local delicacies like "fartons" (squishy cake fingers with icing sugar). It's... More 

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Arboleas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Superb place to shop for fresh meat, fish and vegetable or fruit. Huge indoor market that sells virtually anything. Wish we had this kind of place where we live.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Definitely, you have to see it. Beautiful market, you can buy spices, ham, cheese and fruits. Clean and nice. We visited in the morning and isn't only for tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This is a fantastic place. The quality of the produce was exceptional. Only downside, I don't live in Valencia to take advantage of the great food on offer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Take your time to explore this attraction. It's like visiting a museum of curiosities as well as a superbly stocked market. There are beautiful high class products, such as the hams and some of the sea food. There are also lesser known delicacies. Go on! Buy that bag of chicken heads or take home that calf brain. This is definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Brilliant place for the locals, great for tourists too. I came here everyday of my stay to grab some breakfast, fresh fruit, pastries and 1€ sandwiches! Cheap and great produce! Also a lovely building to walk around and admire the interior and architecture!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Firstly, the architecture of this building is quite attractive so it entices you to enter whereupon you can gaze up at a lovely Cupola. The market was pretty busy the day we were there and like other Spanish markets we've seen so far there is a wealth of food and beverages on offer, mostly at unbelievably low prices compared to... More 

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