Largest Wet Marketplaces
Let’s take a look at some of the world’s largest wet markets.
This Italian market spans over 50,000 square meters and is mostly known for having a wide selection of fruits and vegetables. But don’t worry, you can also get cheese or some meat there. And flowers, if you want to.
Even Ecuador has its own huge food market. This product not only sells products, but you can also find traditional household items there. Among other things, there is a wide range of blankets, clothes and even household items.
This is probably the biggest food market you can find. You can get all kinds of high-quality food at this market across from Paris, but getting there won’t be easy. They open at midnight and close early in the morning and are usually only open to locals.
Di Apatzu Central Market
In Mexico, this might be the market you want to visit. It is possible to get every kind of food you could want there, and this is probably the most fresh produce market you can find in Mexico.
Tsukiji fish market
This Tokyo-based market is mainly known for its huge variety of fresh fish. And you can’t just buy fish – you can find everything you need to cook and eat fish too: vegetables, kitchen knives, sauces… It’s the biggest fish market on earth, so you should definitely go there if you want to eat some quality fish.
It wouldn’t be a complete list without mentioning the biggest wet market in Brazil, would it? This market has a huge 400 stalls and will provide you with all your food needs. Whether you want fruits, spices, dairy products or meat, you will find it all in Belo Horizonte.
While this Indian market only sells spices, they still qualify as fresh perishable goods. Located in New Delhi, this market is the largest spice market in all of Asia, and it says something important. However, don’t go there if you want quiet shopping – it’s incredibly crowded!
- The world’s largest fish market is in Tokyo, where tuna is auctioned off at 5 AM daily.
- Otavalo Market is the largest outdoor market in South America, and is located in Quito, Ecuador.
- The Rungis food market outside Paris is the largest of its kind in the world, and caters to many high-end French restaurants in France.