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Central Market Hall (Nagy Vasarcsarnok)

Address: Vamhaz korut 1-3, Budapest 1093, Hungary (Központi Vásárcsarnok)
Phone Number: 36-1 366-3300
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Budapest Cooking Class and Food Market Tour
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Malls, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Owner description: Budapest's largest and most expansive indoor market, built in the...
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Malls, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Mon 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: Budapest's largest and most expansive indoor market, built in the neo-Gothic style, offers a variety of food stalls, from fresh vegetables, fowl and meat to wine and liquor shops.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place to visit with lots of fresh food stalls including fruits, vegetables, meats, and upstairs lots of shops for souvenirs. The restaurants here are also very good. We ate at Fakanal Etterem and really enjoyed it. It was great to have our guide, Andrea Makkay, to help us select the best authentic eatery. We didn't buy anything in the... More 

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Lillestrøm.norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This market was huge and clean. It was nice to roam around and visited the stalls because the vendors did not asked us to stop and buy. They explained the materials used but will not force to buy. I think it was nice, stress free window shopping. I recommend this attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

A beautiful building to admire, but also one of the best places in the city to shop. Everything from souviners to fish is available. The top floor has food stalls, with food ready to eat. Try a bowl of authenic Guylas Leves, Goulash, the HU version. Like a beef stew that has not been thickened. DON'T look for noodles in... More 

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Simsbury, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I was hoping to pick up some souvenirs and some food to eat right away. I was able to buy paprika in all different forms. I also bought a few t-shirts. I bought some produce but I was hoping to catch a late lunch but there was no ready food stalls. It was clean but most stands were all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I always think markets give a real insight into local life in any country I visit. This was no exception. The local produce was bountiful, colourful, well presented and reasonably priced. There seemed to be every possible type of paprika known to man available here! Good selection of goose liver and paprika sausages, amongst much more. Upstairs there are some... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place to visit, especially if a cold day. Its bustly and full of beautiful veg and fruit, and stalls selling paprika, palinka and wines. Upstairs is stalls selling local gifts. If we had been staying in apartment not hotel id have bought lots of veggies, but as it was we bought gifts of smoked paprika in... More 

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Puerto de Santa Maria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A stunning metal structure with two levels and many interesting stalls to explore! Fresh produce, and plenty of great Hungarian Paprika in all kinds of containers!... The craft section has it's own appeal, with wooden items, embroideries and lace, among other ornamental souvenirs. Prepared traditional foods to eat on site or take out. Worthwhile visit, free and a great deal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The building is traditional and decorative from outside and inside is full of greengrocers/meat/bakery stalls. With prices so cheap, fruit/veg can be bought at pence and luxury cakes and pastries can be bought at 150-300f- so cheap for delicious treats or souvenirs to take back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Managed to hook on wifi free for a short moment maybe 20 mins. Thereafter you need access to log on. Try restarting phone and rehook on wifi but this doesnt work. Take note

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Lots of food stalls on the ground floor selling local vegetables fruit and meats.gallery area has souvenir stalls and small cheap cafes offering a good choice of local dishes.lower ground has fish stalls.many fish are live in tanks so you might want to avoid that if you are squeamish.also an aldi supermarket in the basement where you can buy local... More 

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