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Mercado Municipal Nuestra Senora de Africa

Avenida San Sebastian 51, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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“fish market” (19 reviews)
“local market” (19 reviews)
“fruit” (45 reviews)
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Avenida San Sebastian 51, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our visit here! We learned a lot about their history and the markets are enchanting! Fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, a lovely mix of smells and eye-catching markets.

1  Thank Ruxandra C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This city market provides all the most exotic and also commonplace foods and essentials you will need for your kitchen. Beyond the food on sale and the bustling bars and cafés. the general atmosphere inspires poetry and wonder.

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

You must not visit Tenerife without visiting the capital and this lovely market. Known as 'la recova', it was opened in 1944, and built at the same time as the bridge you cross to get there. In front of the market is a sculpture of...More

3  Thank eleanola
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I love markets, but this one will always remain as a special one in my heart. It's close to the buss stop.I't full of amazing products and amazing food. If you want to try the local food this is where you can find affordable and...More

1  Thank Ciudatica
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Forget the fresh produce, bakeries, jewellery stalls and cafe-bars. What you REALLY want is to seek out the spice shop that sells incense guaranteed to ward off sexual jealousy or hasten a proposal of marriage!

1  Thank Iain Y
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Big market where you can find everything. Local fruits, spices, teas and flowers in a great selection. A lot of other southern fruits, flesh, fish ... Excellent and clean

1  Thank Pedja S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

There you can find nice fruits and veggies, herbs, tea houses, organic shops, home made ice cream/desserts and some artisans with their art. It's definitely worth the visit. Usually, every Sunday until 3 p.m. there is a big flea market on the streets surrounding. Recommend...More

2  Thank Mafagafinha
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I liked very much this market , I came in the evening not realizing they close at 2pm and its a shame ! I came back another day earlier and its a great place for fish and meats either take home or eat in !...More

1  Thank travelabound
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Loads of unusual items for presents to take home. And an opportunity to have a sit down, a cool drink and people watch.

Thank jennykenny
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This market has it all. I highly recommend spending a day or two here visiting the stands. Just make sure you go before 2 pm because it closes by then.

Thank John M
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29 September 2016|
Response from glow452015 |
Thank you for that information, it's a great help.
28 September 2016|
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Response from jazzers45 | Reviewed this property |
Santa Cruz is the other side of the island from Puerto de la Cruz, so you would need to go by car or by bus. At least an hour's travel but suggest you check a map and bus timetable (horario).
17 September 2016|
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Response from Marianeturc | Reviewed this property |
Hello I think it is approximately 2km away so by walking around 30 minutes I would say. Hope that helps. Mariane