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Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat): Tours & Tickets

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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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a full working proper market unlike the Central market which is mainly full of restaurants for tourists. It is a lovely building in its own right too. This market closes at 3pm (opens at 7.30) Sells fruit, veg, meat fish paella pans, seasonings...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must-visit location in the heart of the old city centre. As well as the impressive market building itself, there are plenty of interesting stalls outside selling a range of products. There are a couple of especially good stalls selling paella dishes and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed wandering about the many markets stalls on a Sunday, there was everything available to guy and very cheap good prices, lots of clothes and shoes. It is also surrounded by many cafes and restaurants, a great area to shop and eat.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bridgettestravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is so much to do around the plaza by the market. Loads of places to have tapas, meet with friends and grab a drink. Worth checking out during the day.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing surpasses the glow of a Spanish market, and this Valencia gem is no exception. It helps to be in a jewel box of a building

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank FeliciaV
Reviewed 7 September 2019

Fantastic selection of meats, fruit, vegetable, cheese, wine and everything you want really! We had such fun buying all of the produce we needed to cook our dinner in the evening. Every market stand had a great selection and was very reasonably priced. The building...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sophieandolly
Reviewed 4 September 2019

Great way to sample tastes and culture of Valencia. Be advised all shops close at 3 pm daily for siesta and on Sunday of course. You can experience the butcher to samples of fine cheeses to local fruits and vegetables. Majority of the local restaurants...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ralguy06
Reviewed 24 August 2019

For this place, you can say that is the heart of the old city. The structure is beautiful and you can find any type of food in there. Usually, it is very crowded with people, so you will fill the city vibe at its fullest.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kizo L
Reviewed 7 August 2019

Not to be mean, but it is a pretty typical plaza that you can find in just about any European city. As might be expected, was pretty crowded with tourists and offered not much to offset that hassle.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gojushiho
Reviewed 22 July 2019

If the market is not open it is still and there is many more better plazas to visit with more action and attractions.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from ChrisH608 | 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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