Halles de Dijon

25 November 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon appétit, Shopping Reading Time:  4 minutes

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© Arnaud 25/cc-by-sa-3.0

The central halls of Dijon are market halls in cast-iron architecture built from 1873 to 1875 in Dijon, Côte-d’Or, in Burgundy-Franche-Comté, France. They have been listed as historic monuments since 1975. The halls of Dijon are surrounded by numerous restaurants and cafés.   read more…

Kuopio Market Hall

18 October 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Architecture, Bon appétit, Shopping Reading Time:  4 minutes

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© kallerna/cc-by-sa-4.0

Kuopio Market Hall is an Art Nouveau-style market hall on Kuopio Market Square in the Multimäki district in Kuopio, Finland. The market hall has a sales point for 30 companies. It is open all year round six days a week.   read more…

Market Hall Stuttgart

17 October 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon appétit, Shopping Reading Time:  6 minutes

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The Stuttgart market hall was opened in 1914 in Stuttgart city center (Dorotheenstrasse 4). Today the market hall is a food market in the upper price segment. It offers a total of 6,800 square meters of usable space for service providers and retailers, including 3,500 square meters on the ground floor for sales stalls. In 2010 there were 37 different stalls. The column-free space in the hall is 60 meters long and 25 meters wide. There are several restaurants on Sporerstraße and in the market hall.   read more…

Carmel Market in Tel Aviv

28 September 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon appétit, Shopping, Union for the Mediterranean Reading Time:  3 minutes

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Olives © Laliv Gal/cc-by-2.5

Carmel Market (Hebrew: Shuk HaCarmel) is an outdoor marketplace in Tel Aviv, Israel. The Carmel market was established in the 1920s. It is bordered by Allenby Street and Magen David Square and is principally located along Carmel Street, but has expanded over time to streets such as Nahalat Binyamin Street.   read more…

Arab Souk in the Old City of Jerusalem

14 September 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon appétit, Shopping, Union for the Mediterranean Reading Time:  3 minutes

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© Radoslaw Botev/cc-by-3.0-pl

The Arab Souk Couk, also known as the Arab Souq Couq, Arabic Market of Wondrous Expectations or Suq El-Bazar, is a large bazaar occupying approximately 100 acres (400,000 m²) of area in the Old City of Jerusalem. About 800 merchants operate a variety of businesses in closely-packed shop stalls along a network of alleyways primarily in the Muslim Quarter and the Christian Quarter, located in the northern part of the Old City. The New York Times described the market in a 1982 publishing as “an explosion of colour, movement and smell.”   read more…

Mercato Orientale in Genoa

22 July 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon appétit, Shopping Reading Time:  7 minutes

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Mercato Orientale (Eastern Market) entrance © Twice25 e Rinina25/cc-by-2.5

The Mercato Orientale (Eastern Market) is a market in Genoa that opened in 1899. Located in the very central via XX Settembre, it is housed in the ancient cloister, never finished, of the convent annexed to the church of the Consolazione, built between 1684 and 1706.   read more…

Fish Auction Hall in Hamburg

7 May 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon appétit, Hamburg, Shopping Reading Time:  6 minutes

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© Frank Schwichtenberg/cc-by-sa-4.0

The Fish Auction Hall (German: Fischauktionshalle) was built in Altona, today part of Hamburg, Germany, in 1895/96 at the newly constructed fishing port. It is located at 9, Große Elbstraße. From 1982 to 1984 it was fully renovated. Since 1984 it has been a cultural heritage monument, demonstrating the importance of fish trade for the former rival cities of Hamburg and Altona. Today, it is used for events, such as Hafengeburtstag.   read more…

Pike Place Market in Seattle

14 March 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon appétit, Shopping Reading Time:  7 minutes

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Pike Place Market © Daniel Schwen/cc-by-sa-4.0

Pike Place Market is a public market in Seattle, Washington, United States. It opened on August 17, 1907, and is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers’ markets in the United States. Overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront on Puget Sound, it serves as a place of business for many small farmers, craftspeople and merchants. It is named for its central street, Pike Place, which runs northwest from Pike Street to Virginia Street on the western edge of Downtown Seattle. Pike Place Market is Seattle’s most popular tourist destination and the 33rd most visited tourist attraction in the world, with more than 10 million annual visitors.   read more…

Bonsecours Market in Montreal

5 January 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions, Shopping Reading Time:  6 minutes

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Bonsecours Market (French: Marché Bonsecours), at 350 rue Saint-Paul in Old Montreal, is a two-story domed public market. For more than 100 years, it was the main public market in the Montreal area. It also briefly accommodated the Parliament of United Canada for one session in 1849. Named for the adjacent Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, it opened in 1847. During 1849 the building was used for the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada. The market’s design was influenced by Dublin‘s Customs House. Bonsecours Market was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1984.   read more…

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