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“An Upscale Market”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mercado Colon

Mercado Colon
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$22.17*
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Valencia By Night Bike Tour
Ranked #37 of 264 things to do in Valencia
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 10 restaurants 6 cafe bars 1 lounge bar Flower Shop Gourmet Market
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
Malaga, Spain
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“An Upscale Market”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

The Colon Market is located at Cirilo Amoros, 63. The market is located in an area called the Primer Ensanche (First Suburb). This was the first area to be developed during the 19th century. The people living in this suburb wanted a public market nearby, so the City Council set aside 4337 square meters for it. The architect chosen was Francisco Mora, who was influenced by the Modernist Catalan school which included Domenech I Montaner.
The completed building measured 100 x 47 meters. The market is spacious and the building is decorated with colorful ceramics. The market was opened on Christmas Eve of 1916 and had a very good acceptance by the public. Today the market has many cafeterias and two flower markets on the ground level. The below ground level is the place where the market is. The market was restored in 2003 and today it is an upscale recreational place.

Visited September 2011
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“Nice hub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2012

Its a nice place with cafes on the top floor and bars and resturant underground. The area around mercado colon is full of botique shops and ur close to colon street with more there. Best time to come is at 4 when shops open and before they close at 9

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“A place to hang out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2012

Good restaurants, nice cafés. Visit the underground floor, shops and again good selections of spanish delicate food

Visited May 2011
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Malaga, Spain
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“A Wonderful Place for Tapas”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

The Colon Market is a very attractive place to eat tapas because there are many restaurants and cafes there. The building was designed by Francisco Mora and opened on Christmas Eve of 1916. The architectural style of the building is Modernist. There are colorful ceramics that adorn the building. There are two flower markets that add color to the place. Below ground is the market.

Visited October 2011
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