Mercado CentralCurrently Closed
- Address: Plaza Ciudad de Brujas, s/n, 46001 Valencia, Spain
- Timings: 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Market, Street Market, Shopping Center, Street Food
Mercado Central - Review
Among the famous markets of the world, this one doesn’t get nearly as much fame as it ought to. It’s one of Europe’s oldest markets, specialising mainly in foodstuffs and restaurants. Not knowing any Spanish isn’t going to be a problem; the vendors are all very helpful.
Beef, fish, fruit, Jamon, cheese… it’s all here and cheap as anything. The atmosphere is lively and the scents filling the air are to die for. Do not forget to try the pastries. There are also a few souvenir shops here and there.
How To reach Mercado Central by Public Transport
- Buses on Calle Botellas
Restaurants Near Mercado Central
- Casa Le Pepa
- Jamon Jamon
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Things to Know Before Visiting Mercado Central
89.7% of people who visit Valencia include Mercado Central in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
48.59% of people start their Mercado Central visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Mercado Central
68.98% of people prefer walking in order to reach Mercado Central
Mercado Central Trips
I love markets! It is the heartbeat of every town in Europe. This market is one of the largest markets I’ve ever been to in my life. It has everything you need from food to drink. If you’re hungry you could sit down and have any type of Spanish food. What I love about this market, was its cleanliness. There was not any crossing smells from the chicken into the fish to the meat department. The only thing I don’t like about markets is the smell, And there was no Bad spell here at all. The people were very pleasant, and the food was beyond amazing. I wish there was a central market in my neighborhood that I can go to like this every day. I did have to walk very far here, but it was worth the walk and I would do it 3 to 4 times a week if I had to you. If you’re in Valencia you have to go to this market. Coincidentally, I’ve been to Valencia six times in my life, and this is the first time I’ve been to the market? I will be back next time I come!
It is a touristy place however you can find some really tasty fruit and vegetables, dried fruit, nuts, cheese, jams, spices and meats. The stalls usually take card payments so you don't have to worry too much about carrying cash. I'd really recommend trying the cheeses, they are delicious. It's a great place to get some spices or liquor to take home. Also the place looks beautiful from the outside.
Boom! Must go place.... everything you want to taste and buy about Spain... or Valencia. Awesome food. There’s also some other specific stores but in general Location is good all the shops around are nice, it’s close to that awesome museum. You won’t be disappointed. Bad: It’s a bit hot in summer and the tapas bar is full always.
This is a splendid large covered market in the centre of Valencia. Even though it is a tourist attraction in its own right it is still dominated by the fresh food stalls - meat, fish, fruit and vegetables that serve the local citizens. There are of course stalls with more touristic foods and a special shout out for the craft beer stall!
Extraordinary market in the middle of the historic district. They offer any and everything you can imagine for your culinary adventure in Valencia. The prices are amazing and you could eat there every day just off of the fresh fruits and vegetables alone, which I'm sure the locals do.