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Address: Plaza del Mercado, 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 34 96 3829101
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Market has to be seen and experienced to be believed. It is a wonderful example of how a market should be. Food wise there is nothing you could not buy there just so much choice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Andover, United Kingdom
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Andover, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Market has to be seen and experienced to be believed. It is a wonderful example of how a market should be. Food wise there is nothing you could not buy there just so much choice. No negative points whatsoever.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This market seems to be the heartbeat of Alicante. According to our guide, the market is frequented by the older generation because the younger generation tend to shop in the local super market because it is less expensive. She also said it was at one time a place for young adults to hang out. There are many stalls where you... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're in Valencia you have to visit the market - even if it is just to buy a refreshing fruit juice. Go further into the market to buy them cheaper than the first stall you come to...! Lots of food stalls and some for jewellery and trinkets. Got some soaps as gifts which are lovely. It's free entry you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

OMG if the idea of seeing aisle after aisle of fresh, delicious looking food of all sorts is your idea of heaven then this place is for you. It has the most amazing selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood along with lots of other artisan foods. It's one of my go to places in Valencia every time I... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

everything you want, you will find here, from sheep heads to tapas bravas spices, good wines and beers, hams and sausages and cheeses galore. spent a nice two hours there.

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San Jose, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We bought the fish and then gave it to the restaurant next door to cook it for us. Such a good meal! And that for only 8 EU for 5 people.

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Thank Anna B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm originally from Valencia and living abroad but I take every opportunity I've got to visit the Mercado Central because it is the best experience to buy and enjoy real Mediterranean products.

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Thank elrubenenutrecht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to see a very good arquitecture visit this old and renew building, you must go because It's free entrance and the products inside are the best to cook a good meal. Apart of this is good to know something more about the Valencia history.

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Thank MORITOK16
Valencian Country, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best market ever , check central bar. Enjoy Many food stalls and good selections of wines and nuts and many local foods. Always changing but allways a great experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Vibrant and bustling market filled with tourists and locals alike. Go early and stock up for a picnic in a nearby park. The market has a variety of prepared food and wine for take away. There is only 1 cafe located inside that I saw a d it was very crowded.

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