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The El Fontan market and surrounding shops sell an extraordinary array of Asturias cheeses, meats... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Oaxaca, Mexico
Walking in the past today

This plaza is really nice because you have a good combination of buildings from different eras, and... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Salvador H
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Oviedo, Spain
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The El Fontan market and surrounding shops sell an extraordinary array of Asturias cheeses, meats, and sweets. Primo gift territory!

Thank Portoax
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This plaza is really nice because you have a good combination of buildings from different eras, and also the mercado del este, even though this is one is more modern. It is a good experience in a very nice city.

Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The old streets and Plazas of Oviedo are lovely. Here you get surrounding steeped in history and building that are well cared for. Lots of cafe, bars and restaurants. Had a very pleasant time strolling around. The highlight, on a Saturday, was the band of...More

Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

All of Oviedo's old city is worth visiting. This place is nice because the local market is nearby. It is definitely a nice place to wander for awhile.

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 5 August 2017

There's something for everyone here; flowers, umbrellas, clothing, cheese, shoes. It's colourful and busy. My favourite day to visit is Friday to see the flower sellers. On Sunday there are folk groups and dancers and you can hear the traditional bagpipes. The market meanders through...More

1  Thank Rodger D
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Good place if you are looking for a picturesque place. It´s full of awesome terraces with beautiful colours. I suggest visiting this landmark

Thank Pipi P
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A lovely plaza in the heart of Oviedo's Casco Antiguo, you can wander easily to the mercado across the way with numerous stalls selling Asturian products, or to one of the traditional restaurants a stone's throw away.

Thank Timon88
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful courtyard (next to the permanent indoor market, and around which the street market takes place) with many possibilities to try the local products in the cidrerias and small shops.

Thank es-travler
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We happened into this square after a lucky find - a free parking place, not easy in Oviedo. A classic local market with some touristy bits thrown in - my wife found a haberdashery stall which she browsed and a clothes stall with goods in...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice square near the market in Oviedo we went there to see the pouring the famous cider ( sida ) the waiter holding the bottle above his head and pours it into the glass he is holding near his waist our...More

1  Thank Lee S
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mick s
16 April 2017|
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Response from es-travler | Reviewed this property |
There are buses and trains from Leon to Oviedo station. From the station there are city buses that take you around town, but you could also walk - not more than 15-20 min through the newer part to the older/historic part of... More