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Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia, Valdivia

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Pay a visit to Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia, a lively market bursting with fresh fish and seafood from the region. Set along the Valdivia River, the market features the locally caught bounty of the sea, which ranges from clams and mussels to a whole host of sizeable fish species. Try some for yourself by grabbing freshly prepared fish from one of the many stands in the area. Note that vendors toss the remains of the fish into the river after cleaning; keep your eyes peeled along the water and you may even catch a glimpse of a local sea lion looking for a handout. Plan to see Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia and other attractions that appeal to you using our Valdivia vacation route planner.
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  • Walk by Valdivia and not walk by the market River or not buy in this place, is like not having State in Valdivia. A place where converge different suppliers of fish, seafood, fruits and vegetables coming from different places of the region. Highly recommended.
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  • From the freshest of fish to fattest of sea lions! Produce, typical Chilean food products. It's really fun and typical of Valdivia. Don't miss it! Reminds me a bit of Seattle's Pike Place Market. Brin...  more »
  • The market itself has its charm. There are fish and shellfish for sale in morning and evening is a craft fair. Its charm is associated with the area, as there are colonies very close, since the bridge has a panoramic view of the best of the city and at the same time it is very close to the waterfront. You can also find the best traditional food in the surrounding streets.
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