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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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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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It is a great place to sample new foods. Lots of local people shop in the mercado. Conveniently located near the main cathedral plaza.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Suzanne M

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a great place to sample new foods. Lots of local people shop in the mercado. Conveniently located near the main cathedral plaza.

Thank Suzanne M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing place , old and bountiful mercado en Valencia have more than 100 years , (( if you look for souvenirs of Valencia with best and ship price , it's recommend visit oriento number 240 )) ,,,,,, enjoy and have a good time

Thank Fredy H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Daily market with lots of local produce; wines, cheeses, olive oil, etc and very friendly staff. Has got eating places inside but closes at 3pm each day, several restaurants at the market entrance or pop into the lovely home bakery across the road for a tasty, quick lunch. Only a few minutes walk from the tourist bus departure point so... More 

Thank danielmcgrory
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoy incredible sights, sounds and definitely smells in this amazing market at the peak of its busy day. Everything you see, smell and perhaps taste demonstrates why the food is so good in the city and area. Have visited many times, and it never fails to delight. Most Spanish city markets are worth a visit, but this one's exceptional. If... More 

Thank Ian H
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice and fresh food. Nice view in most of the shops. Vegetables en fruit sorted by colors and volume. The building is a nice architectur. Central Market is on the neighbourhood of the cathedral of Valencia. You see it also from the touristic bus

Thank Paul_Stippiecat
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing place with very different shops. You can find there what ever type of vegetables and fruit with all the bacon things.

Thank Hiba M
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth a visit if you love food! There is one fish restaurant in a form of bar (I forgot the name); where they serve magnificent food.

Thank el0us
Valencia, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place (I mean the market) in the world that you can find almost all healthy food. It is amazing how fruits and vegetables form and color harmony in this fabulous market.

Thank Pablo M
Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love Valencia abs love this market. A dream for foodies and a great atmosphere. Lots of places to try new foods...market itself is beautiful. Highly recommended.

Thank James W
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The people who use this market are so very lucky to have such a great choice of beautiful produce. Who would use the big supermarkets if you could shop like this under one roof. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Josie C

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