Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat), Valencia

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
The vibrant is home to three major attractions of Valencia: the central market, the silk exchange, and the church of San Juan del Mercado. Browse the bustling indoor market and take time to appreciate its grand architecture. Meet some of the almost 400 traders and buy some fresh produce. Then make your way to the church, one of the city’s oldest, to see its blend of Baroque and Gothic architecture and the frescos that adorn the domed ceiling. Lastly, visit the 15th-century La Lonja de la Seda, where silk was bought and sold in the height of Valencia’s power. Put Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat) and other Valencia attractions into our Valencia trip itinerary builder tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This posting is late. We visited in March 2020 with my Mother. No one was required to wear face masks at that time but we did. The vegetables and the seafood was amazing to check out. There are a.....  more »
  • This big open plaza takes its name of course from the indoor market which is the centrepiece, flanked by marble steps and with a huge array of all kinds of delicious things to consume. The Valencia...  more »

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