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7 Best Food Markets in the World

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Travel and food always go together. But it’s not just about eating out or finding excellent bars to get tipsy for a night. When you are travelling, you taste the essence of the culture through their cuisine. These food markets from around the world are must-visits if you like food. 


7 Best Food Markets in the World:

  1. Barcelona-ES
  2. London, UK
  3. Japan
  4. Italy
  5. New York City
  6. Morocco
  7. Canada

Day 1. La Boqueria, Barcelona - in simple words, it's madness!

La Boqueria, Barcelona - in simple words, it's madness!
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Just walk into this bustling market off the La Ramblas and it will dazzle you. You will take some time to gather yourself back together. Then stock up as much of the fresh, lovely produce as you seek and while leaving, grab some scrumptious tapas at El Quim.

Day 2. The ancient Borough Market, London is enchanting

The ancient Borough Market, London is enchanting
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This market has existed for more than two centuries at the southwest of London Bridge. Get lost in the aromas of freshly baked pastries and breads, European style charcuterie, milk products, seafood, fruits and vegetables, spices and preserves. 

Day 3. One of the biggest fish markets in the world, Tsukiji Market, Tokyo

One of the biggest fish markets in the world, Tsukiji Market, Tokyo
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Yes! It’s a fish market, but not just an ordinary one at that. It’s by far an experience of a lifetime if you’re in Tokyo. If you go there when the market opens up, you can watch the fishermen auction tuna for thousands of dollars. And while you are at it, grab sashimi for breakfast.

Day 4. Say yes to cheese at Mercato Coperto, Italy

Say yes to cheese at Mercato Coperto, Italy
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Italy is a foodie and traveller's paradise. With world class restaurants, lush olive groves, Mercato Coperto sports Italian food along with amazing wines, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, rich cheeses among others.

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Day 5. Fresh bounty at Union Square Greenmarket, USA

Fresh bounty at Union Square Greenmarket, USA
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Greenmarket is known for it's fresh produce and for promoting regional agriculture and offering the citizens the best that is accessible. The array of colorful stalls consist of grocers, bakers, farmers, and fishermen selling their goods from 8am to 6pm four days a week. Lovely, isn't it?

Day 6. Djemma el Fna, Marrakech is a fantasy come alive

Djemma el Fna, Marrakech is a fantasy come alive
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Djemma el Fna is a market right out of the Arabian Nights!  In the early afternoon vendors start setting up their stalls, and by dusk the market is bustling. From snake charmers, belly dancers to musicians, this market has it all. If you’re looking to buy, haggling is necessary and be assertive.

Day 7. St. Lawrence Market, Toronto is a huge, sprawling treasure cove

St. Lawrence Market, Toronto is a huge, sprawling treasure covesource: wikimedia.org

Toronto’s historic St. Lawrence Market is a conglomeration of over hundred vendors from all over the city and has even been named the Best Food Market in the World by National Geographic. Make sure you pick up maple syrup, try the Carousel Bakery. Their Canadian bacon sandwich is out of this world. 

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