Modernist market in the heart of the city: Colon Market in Valencia.
At the beggining of the XXth the Valencia´s town Hall found the necessity of supplying the demand of the growing neighborhood and design a new market for this specific area.
The building was inaugurated on New Year’s Eve 1916, and it became very popular among residents.
The Colon Market in Valencia covers a large linear space divided into three bays with metal trusses, and it has two prominent masonry facades that resemble triumphal arches with exquisitely crafted ornamentation and colors.
Nowadays, the building is a modern and convenient atmosphere that combines today’s trends with historical Modernism. In 2003 was awarded with the “EUROPA NOSTRA AWARD 2003″. The Colon Market in Valencia you will find a “gastro-market” with some gastro-bars that offer delicathessen and gourmet products.
If you want to taste the best orange juice or the Valencian horchata do not miss the chance to do it at the Colon Market in Valencia.
You will find in the Colon Market in Valencia, some VIP restaurants for trying the Valencian Paella or exploring some sushi-bars or just get amazed by the silent atmosphere: relax in this amazing modernist building.