Mercado Colon, Valencia

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Responding to the demand of the people to construct a public market in the area, Mercado Colon was opened by the city in 1916. A beautiful modernist building with stained-glass windows and triumphal arches, it was restored in 2003 and has been declared a national monument. Browse the market carts, where handmade goods and foods are sold, as well as the upscale boutique shops. When you need a break, visit one of the many bars or food stalls for coffee or a meal. Take advantage of the free wifi to review your itinerary or check your email, or just bring a book and soak up the atmosphere. On Sundays, enjoy an afternoon concert accompanied by a traditional drink or snack. Put Mercado Colon into our Valencia day trip site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We love to have drinks in colón is already a tradition with friends in summer. There is atmosphere and variety.
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  • What a great place to relax in the many bars ,some supplying their own brands of beers and wines. You can pick I spot and watch the stylish and beautiful people of València. Great in the evening  more »
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  • Good place to eat some tapas! Friendly staff, English speaking, good food, reasonable prices. The night we went there, there were mostly locals in the place (always a good sign). Enjoyed it!
  • Relatively small but cute building with a spectacular modernist design. There are several cafes and places to sit in. Worth a visit to witness a structure that you don't see every day
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