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Address: Plaza del Mercado, 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
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+34 963 82 91 01
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A must see when visiting Valencia

An amazing (and free) experience just to wander around the market and see the produce on sale. Go in the morning as the market starts to wind down after lunch so some of the... read more

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Earth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

An amazing (and free) experience just to wander around the market and see the produce on sale. Go in the morning as the market starts to wind down after lunch so some of the stalls will close. I took my camera and got some nice shots with no hassle fro security staff (like you would get in the UK). I... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Buzzing atmosphere, bright colours and easy to 'Nom' your way around. To some people a market is a market, but I could spend hours somewhere like this! Definitely worth a visit

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really, just WOW!!! From the outside the building looks great as well, but on the inside the market is just amazing. Even if you don't want to buy anything, just walk through. I also recommend bearing with the smell of the seafood section, I don't think I have ever seen anything like that before.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I admit to loving markets and seek them out on foreign trips. This is massive and held in a beautiful hall which is worth seeing just as a piece of architecture. Hundreds of stalls sell virtually everything you can think of to do with food and cooking. As ever the fish stalls are well worth a look!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mercado Central is a must see if you are in Valencia! t arguably is the best in Spain and I would rate it higher than the markets in both Madrid and Barcelona. Great "On-the go" food including Tapas and you can purchase a beer or wine to enjoy going through the large market!

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a great place for those who love buying fresh food. We had delicious jamón with wine, and picked wonderful fruit at the market. Try to get to the Central Bar, it is highly recommended by the locals! It was too busy at the time we were there.

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Thank Лена К
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can't believe the grandeur of this market - we walked around for about half an hour. the Architecture is superb. We also were bowled over by the quality of the produce on offer. When you see UK Markets dying everywhere here is another lesson we should learn from Europe use it or else you will loose it

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Thank Greg C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yeah that's right. I said it! Best fresh food market in Europe. Amazing produce and incredible building. Highly recommended.

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Thank David M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A vibrant market with a range of delicious local goodies offered at reasonable prices! And the architecture is beautiful! The Christmas decoration at the time was as if this came out of a movie!

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Thank Anna S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must see. Do not miss. Impressive architecture. Biggest market in Europe. Closes at 3 p.m., but they start tearing down early.

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