Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide

Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide (must see)

The Adelaide Central Market is known as one of the largest fresh produce markets in the southern hemisphere. At more than 150 years old, it is also one of the oldest under-cover markets in Australia. The land was purchased in 1869 where a wood and iron-sheet building was constructed. It was expanded in 1900 and electricity was added in 1902.

Visitors to the market can purchase fruits, vegetables, cheeses, baked goods, health foods, meat and seafood. There are also a large number of cafes for sit-down dining within the market. On the east side of the Central Market is the Central Market Arcade and on its west side is the Market Plaza. The arcade offers more than 60 specialty shops while the plaza has specialty shops, cafes and a food court.

The Central Market is a popular tourist attraction which sees more than 9.5 million visitors every year. Go there to try the sample treats, local fruits, cheese, sweets, and fresh juice. You will have an amazing time.

The market is open from Tuesday through Saturday. Hours are 7 AM to 5:30 PM Tuesdays, 9 AM to 5:30 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 AM to 9 PM Fridays and 7 AM to 3 PM Saturdays.

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Sight Name: Adelaide Central Market
Sight Location: Adelaide, Australia (See walking tours in Adelaide)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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