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Plaza del Fontan

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Address: Oviedo, Spain
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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We happened into this square after a lucky find - a free parking place, not easy in Oviedo. A classic local market with some touristy bits thrown in - my wife found a haberdashery... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
John L
Eye, United Kingdom
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Eye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened into this square after a lucky find - a free parking place, not easy in Oviedo. A classic local market with some touristy bits thrown in - my wife found a haberdashery stall which she browsed and a clothes stall with goods in a heap, where she found something for our daughter. Round the corner were flowers and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice square near the market in Oviedo we went there to see the pouring the famous cider ( sida ) the waiter holding the bottle above his head and pours it into the glass he is holding near his waist our try most ended up on the ground good fun.

Thank Lee S
Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

We went to this plaza and found it interesting with all the stalls selling a wide variety of products. We went in the morning and it was quite crowded.

Thank BennyMalaga
Cordoba, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

It is a local market in a nicely recovered historical building, widely visited by Oviedo folk. Architecture apart, it is an Interesting visit to really appreciate the gastronomy of Asturias. You can get excellent cheese, produce, meats, fish, vegetables but since you would be traveling you will find that only a few things are ready to consume. Nonetheless it makes... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

...and find something new! This time it was the day for the flower market, which added a touch of color to the scene. Unfortunately there were too many stalls selling trinkets just around the corner, this took away from the local color.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

a must see place in Oviedo....we visited these place many times with my wife when she was working for a project in Oviedo.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

This 9th C stone fountain is a great example of medieval civil works. Because its so close to where you likely have eaten, you might just pass by and appreciate its survival.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Very scenic collection of booths and shops. Fun market scene set amidst very old buildings with some good restaurants.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is a great little square near the market in Oviedo, there are fantastic gourmet food stores all around, and you can see the waiters pouring the famous cider ( sidra ) from a great height into glasses to get it frothy. Even the supermarket here has wonderful products to buy.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

In the heart of Oviedo's old quarter, everything is nearby--cafes, restaurants, the town hall, and - most important - a wonderful indoor market;

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