Mercado Central

4.4 Currently Open [Closes at 02:30 pm]
  • Address: Avenida de Alfonso X El Sabio, 8, 03004 Alicante, Spain
  • Timings: 07:20 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Outdoors, Market, Shopping Center, Architecture , Exhibition

The Mercado Central is the central market of Alicante. The architecture of the market building is modernist-inspired and was built under the supervision of J. Vidal Ramos between the years 1911 and 1912. Throughout the building you will find intricate sculptures and art work. There are around 300 stalls at the market that sell everything related to food! From meats, vegetables, fruits, breads, pastries and cheeses to fresh seafood, you will find it all over here. The fruits and vegetables on display are artistically organized, in a way that you will be tempted to buy everything!

Mercado Central Travel Tips

  • Go before noon. After noon, the tourist rush begins.

How to Reach Mercado Central

  • Bus stop near the market.

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  • Mercado Central Address: Avenida de Alfonso X El Sabio, 8, 03004 Alicante, Spain
  • Mercado Central Timing: 07:20 am - 11:00 pm
  • Mercado Central Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mercado Central(preferred time): 07:30 am - 11:00 am
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  • 58.75% of people who visit Alicante include Mercado Central in their plan

  • 72.39% of people start their Mercado Central visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Mercado Central

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

74.55% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mercado Central

People normally club together Archaeological Museum Of Alicante and Ayuntamiento De Alicante Or Town Hall while planning their visit to Mercado Central.

People also prefer to start their day with Mercado Central.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Mercado Central Reviews & Ratings

  • Monday is the quiet day in the market, none of the fish stalls are open. We have purchased some really to quality meats, chicken and sausages. The fruit is so much better than the UK imports and the vegetables are too quality.

  • Very nice market, with fresh meat, products and everything your heart desires. Especially Antonio’s little shop is from very great quality, good prices and a very good service. I can only suggest going there

  • I have never been to a market where every stall is outstanding. The meat section has a huge selection of dry aged beef, young lamb, pork fed on chest nuts corn fed poultry, rabbits, chacuteries and ofal. The seafood and greens are downstairs and for me held little allure. We spent around €50 and ended up with a lot of meat, now if I only had a BBQ. 🙄

  • Best ever food market that I have experienced! You can park after a little waiting time to the nearest parking and get to the most amazing traditional food market!

  • This is always a very nice destination. Many clean stands with tasty, fresh and colorful foods. Cozy square to spend an hour or so with friends enjoying a snack and a drink (very crowdy on Saturdays noon). The tapa bars in the area are very small and crowdy at that time. Hardly any free tables but people are enjoying the foods standing outside.

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