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Address: Avenida Cesar Augusto, s/n, Zaragoza, Spain
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Great local market

Visited this beautiful old market and bought some fruits and nuts there. This market still serve the locals and as tourist it gives us a look into what's available for the locals... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
kschak
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Singapore, Singapore
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Tampa, Florida
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a unique experience because is not a touristic attraction yet is worth to see, or may be shop, that is a market where locals buy their produce. The building itself is a modernist style with a nice facade and an iron frame .You can choose fro a variety of food stands, fish, meats , vegetables, cheeses, dried fruits... More 

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Thank macmanion
Javea, Spain
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370 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Not a tourist destination save that it serves as a living exhibition and true cross section of the local culture and society. I wish we had a market like this where I live; a true shopping centre where the locals buy their groceries, bread, cheese, meat, fish, fruit and vegetables: not a tourist trap where fancy presentation and high prices... More 

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Altea, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We visited the market today and really not worth the visit. A lot of meat and fish mongers. Lots and lots of veggie stands. We looked at for local specialities, none.

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Thank Esraduke
Sunshine Coast, Canada
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Immediately upon entering this market you will be impressed with the number of vendors. They display their product so beautifully. From fish, some of which you will not recognize, to beef to chicken, breads fruits and vegetables, nuts and raisins and some of the most amazing deli meats and cheeses. Iberian ham galore, from Serrano to jamon Iberico. And as... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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149 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Visited this beautiful old market and bought some fruits and nuts there. This market still serve the locals and as tourist it gives us a look into what's available for the locals. Love the beautiful entrance into the market. Just outside the market is the Augustus Caesar Square.

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Thank kschak
Brussels, Belgium
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206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

For me, visiting fresh food markets is always a good indication how well the local population live in a given place, so I always make it a point to visit such markets. The market is housed in an old, beautiful building, which looks like a railway station. Spanish markets are a source of constant wonder to me, due to the... More 

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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nice place where having a walk and eat something fresh. I had the hotel nearby so it has been a nice spot to buy something for lunch time.

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Thank Irene O
Belgium
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

We were delighted to visit this market which dates back more than 100 years. The historic Mercado Central is frequented by locals and features meats, produce, fish, spices, etc. A trip to the Central Market is a memorable shopping experience.

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Brisbane, Australia
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942 reviews
651 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 597 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Mercado Central stands where there has been a market place since the 13th century, located on Plaza de César Augusto, close-by to the old Roman wall ruins. This current market place was built at the beginning of the 1900s using the technique of reinforced metal similar to that used in the construction of the Eiffel Tower. In 1986 there was... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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488 reviews
271 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

As stated in other reviews, we love cooking and thought this market was excellent. It is not touristy, and obviously still serves the locals well. The prices were good, we bought chicken wings, cheese, ham, calamari and made our own tapas. The building is ornate and well worth a visit.

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