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“Bustling market”

Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat)
Ranked #11 of 273 things to do in Valencia
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: In this still bustling plaza you will find three of the must-visit buildings in the city, including the Mercat Central.
Reviewed April 2, 2013

The historic market building is truly bustling, with stands selling all manner of produce, bread and cakes, fruit and veg, meat and fish. Well worth a visit even if you don't want to buy any groceries. For beer lovers there is a tapas bar outside the market hall on the left hand side selling artisanal or craft beers including one brewed specially for the bar. On the opposite side of the road there is a shop selling local produce including a large number of craft beers, plus wines and spirits, cheeses and sausages, etc. I could have spent a fortune there.

Thank RhodriT1
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

Very old magnificent building still working and providing quality fresh produce 6 days a week. Fish mongers, butchers, bakers, greengrocers, beer, wine , sweets and local delicacies all under one roof....plus you can sit and have a sandwich and coffee inside the premises.
A must see when visiting Valencia

Thank Bill E
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

Great market for locals and tourists in amazin building with dome inside.
Highly recommended for a visit. We bought some food and wandered around for a while taking pictures. Come early to see the fish as they are gone before everything else. I think it closes around 2PM. Lots of nice cafe's and shops nearby. 5 minutes walk to rest of old Valencia.

Thank Bruce4fun
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

I've been to several markets like these in Spain and this remains one of my favorites. It's a beautiful building, and the stands themselves are beautiful and colorful with very nice people. They're always happy to let you take photos (some markets aren't) and there are plenty of opportunities for unique photos, whether it's a whole octopus sitting "right there" on ice, or a pile of sea urchins or the building itself. You can also purchase some delicious food. We always stock up on Manchego cheese to take back home.

Thank CrystalAlba
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

Tremendous array of fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, bread etc. displayed beautifully in this very large market. Remember to look up to the ceiling.

Thank SpainLuisa
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