Snapshots from Valencia: A Tour of Mercado Central (Central Market)
Mercado Central (Central Market) in Valencia is Spain's largest fresh food market and one of Europe's largest and oldest running food markets, opened in 1928*. (In other words, it's a must-visit if you're in Valencia.) The cavernous building featuring stained glass windows and colorful mosaics is home to over 900 food stalls selling fruit, vegetables, spices, seafood, meat, cheese, nuts, olives, cured meats, and more.
* If you read Spanish, there's an in-depth history of the market at mercadocentralvalencia.es [PDF].