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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 real experience

Incredible market with everything you can imagine and beautifully displayed. Takes at least 15 minutes to get the full effect

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible market with everything you can imagine and beautifully displayed. Takes at least 15 minutes to get the full effect

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate and drank in 3 places here. All very nice. Place looks stunning. Food was reasonable and also lots to choose from.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed a week near the Market and went regularly to pick up items for meals and snacks. The array, variety, display of food made you want to buy almost everything. The sellers are very friendly and very patient. The crowds during Fallas Festival were overwhelming but the Tuesday afterword settled down and one could shop with more ease. The... More 

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haifa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the display is very nice , relatively clean market , great Orchata ( Valencia n drink , not crowded , reasonable prices good for tourists

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great market--get a vermouth, a beer, or a glass of wine. I bought an awesome tortilla-bacon-tomato sandwich for ONE EURO. In general, it is a typical Spanish market--amazing and perfect for acceptable day-drinking. The building is from the 20's and really pretty. Great place to get preserves/agua de Valencia/juice/oranges/fruit/spices, and just to generally wander about. There was only one real... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Mercado Central is housed in a beautifully decorated building in the centre of Valencia, and contains all you need to know about Spanish cuisine. Spectacular cooked meats - including amazing jamon - are sold side by side with some of Spain's best fruit and vegetables, freshest fish, most delicious cheeses and other meats...and that's before you get to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to go for tapas. Unfortunately it is difficult to get a sitting, so we try every time we are in the Market but it is not always possible, unfortunately.

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Make sure to squeeze in a visit to the Mercat Central during a visit to Valencia. An hour there is fine and know that it closes at 3PM. Make sure to get there by 1:30 because at 2:30 all the stalls start to pack-up their wares for the closing. Browse all the local fish, meats, veggies, fruits, it is fascinating.... More 

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Birkirkara, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tourists wont't find much to purchase here as the stalls mostly sell meat, fish, vegetables and fruit, but I would still suggest visiting it for the experience just the same. Try one of the freshly squeezed juices on display - yummy!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must see with lots of activity in the morning. Obiviously it's a market hall like many others, but the old building gives it a bit extra.

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