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Plaza del Fontan

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

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Typical, local market

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Baltasar S
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Cordoba, Mexico
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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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Cordoba, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...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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Thank Restful M
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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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Thank Jamie M
Australia
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4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

to fontan local market where you can buy nice local Asturian products¡¡ Enjoy it¡¡It is one of the best places to visit if you go to Oviedo.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Lovely plaza, near the market. Great area to explore. Charming space to visit, Do not miss this in Oviedo. Cute places here to eat also.

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