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Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat)

Plaza del Mercado, Valencia, Spain
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You must visit this market

A fascinating market and even although we were not food shopping it was worth a visit. What a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Anne L
Hamilton, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

The meat and vegetables are immaculate and very tempting. A nice taste of Spanish domestic life... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Paul G
Fleet, United Kingdom
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In this still bustling plaza you will find three of the must-visit buildings in the city, including the Mercat Central.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Plaza del Mercado, Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

A fascinating market and even although we were not food shopping it was worth a visit. What a selection of fresh food on display.

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The meat and vegetables are immaculate and very tempting. A nice taste of Spanish domestic life. And its a market used by locals not just for tourists.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This place has a selection of bars and eateries all under a very lively roof. It looks like an old market building and gas a great atmosphere. We came here for breakfast a couple of days in one if the small cafes 2.35 Euros forms...More

Thank nkybootoo
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must see for any UK tourist. There isn't anything to compare with what is on offer in this market, in the U.K. where I live. The fruit and vegetables are quality, there is fresh and cooked food on offer. Local pies (empanadas)...More

Thank T3042FSmarting
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

A really good place to see and explore ,specially on a rainy day..infortunately some of the traders were very unpolite -lady selling lobsters was like a snake..but lots of them are nice,you can freshly cut different types of prosciutto.

Thank Dasa R
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The "Plaza del Mercado" is placed unspectacular and inconspicuous between the houses in the historic Center. most around the place is like a pedestrian zone with many people. From inside you'll see a typically market with all kind of food, small lunch counters and bars...More

Thank Gerhard M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Nice glass of wine and a beer in the sun. Right next to the market and. Not too far from the cathedral.

Thank LyndenP_13
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The mercat is one of those places where water just starts running in your mouth the smells the fresh food and the atmosphere just makes you buy stuff

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This square is a busy one off which is the Central Market and the Silk Exchange. We visited it around 11am one morning and it was full of people, with plenty of cafes and places to eat.

Thank Sunseeker215
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Love its roof and windows. Ive spent there around 30 minutes just looking around. The food is not cheap but smth unique also available

Thank Alex T
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