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Address: Plaza del Mercado, 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 963 82 91 01
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Valencia Central Market and Church of San Nicolas with Oil Tasting

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A challenge for your senses

If you like good food, the Mercado Central experience will really be a serious challenge for your senses. The high quality of all kinds of food and the art of displaying the goods... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Milano
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you like good food, the Mercado Central experience will really be a serious challenge for your senses. The high quality of all kinds of food and the art of displaying the goods in front of customers makes the site a true temple of food.

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Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This market is no ordinary food market. One finds all sorts of local produce and delicacies which are definitely very inviting, and the prices are rather reasonable too. A visit (say 1 - 2 hours) is recommended.

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best markets I've ever seen. It's quite large and very clean. It has all kinds of different foods - beautiful fruit, meat, fish and seafood and everything seemed super fresh with no smell at all. The vendors are friendly and helpful - we got a real sales pitch from one of the spice merchants who... More 

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Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Central market is a must see, so much fresh food, great to wander around, watch out on Saturdays as it closes at 2pm

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must-see. Best market ever. Rows and rows of meat, vegetables, fruit, wines, beers, and natural personal care products. Lovely building. Lots of locals doing their shopping. Great eye candy. Sampled ham, cheese, beer and wine. Friendly, helpful vendors. I picked a bar of lemon soap and the vendor told me to put it back and gave me a fresher... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful market full of clean, knowledgeable sellers. There were so many things we were interesting in bringing back to the States and were fortunate the merchants knew what could/could not be transported. Our treats made for a great international themed party at home!

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Libertyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous market! Amazing selection of food, and quality that is better than what we get in the US. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Valencia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to wander around. Lots of spanish food, very interesting! The building is beautiful, both inside and outside!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

lots of decent shops/restaurant and stalls mixed with tourist type places too.its based right in the middle of Valencia so great location and easily accessible from other areas. theres tapas galore so you wont have far to look for a place to eat

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wanna know just how Spain and the Spanish eat so well go here one of the best markets i have been to in Europe just fab Go Go Go

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