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Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat)

Plaza del Mercado, Valencia, Spain
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Enjoy The Market, But Do Not Miss The Buildings

When you enter the colourful market area and enjoy the activity and stalls do not forget to look at... read more

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bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Hustle and bustle, feast your eyes

A gorgeous display of gastronomic delights, Spanish jamon iberico, fish, vegetables, sweets and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alison M
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Bucharest, Romania
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In this still bustling plaza you will find three of the must-visit buildings in the city, including the Mercat Central.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (36 reviews)
“indoor market” (22 reviews)
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Plaza del Mercado, Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you enter the colourful market area and enjoy the activity and stalls do not forget to look at the superb buildings that date back to to the 1920’s. The iron structure covers over 900 stalls and the exterior decor is also well worth some...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 6 days ago

A gorgeous display of gastronomic delights, Spanish jamon iberico, fish, vegetables, sweets and lots more. Expect people and noise. Even if you don't buy anything, it's worth visiting this landmark to sample a slice of essential Spain.

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical big market with local produce, fish and meat and gifts. If you've got a kitchen in your accommodations, this would be a great place to buy local products.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main market of Valencia and even if you dont buy anything is worth a visit just to see the fantastic array of mainly food that is available. The fact that it held in a beautiful building only adds to the appeal

Thank Cambsmusiclover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only a nice touristic attraction but also a really nice market, great variety of products, clean and with a good value for money. We bought fruits, pastry and smoothies. Make sure you do not miss this while in Valencia.

Thank Bia n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like stepping back in time, traditional market with quirky new trendy tapas e.g. vodka and caviar. Lots of food to choose from. Families and old ladies with their shopping trolleys to foodies worth a visit.

Thank lnj2015
Reviewed January 7, 2018

nice and interesting market - olives, meat, cheese, fruits.... shows the colours and tastes of Valencia.

Thank RonnieTanti
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Food market famous for Spain, this Mercat is located in a beautiful building. Al kind of fresh food. Not a lot of place to sit and eat. It’s for grocery’s primary. Plaza in front of the mercat has many restaurants were you can eat breakfast...More

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Nice place, qith chances to eat and drink inside. Lots of places selling fruit and fruit juices. Worths a visit

Thank Host29
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Fresh and tasty produce Local scene Great cheese variety Fish and meat variety is excellent and in a whole separate area

Thank Shelmehr
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jimaxp
July 2, 2017|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
If you can only visit one than I would recommend this one in the center of the city as this one is the old fasion market style one. Loads of little market stalls with fresh products and local people and habits, love the... More
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jimaxp
July 2, 2017|
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You have to check border security in your own country I guess.
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