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Plaza del Fontan

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Address: Oviedo, Spain
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08:00 - 15:30
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Great locale to wander a bit

A lovely plaza in the heart of Oviedo's Casco Antiguo, you can wander easily to the mercado across the way with numerous stalls selling Asturian products, or to one of the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
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New York City, New York
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A lovely plaza in the heart of Oviedo's Casco Antiguo, you can wander easily to the mercado across the way with numerous stalls selling Asturian products, or to one of the traditional restaurants a stone's throw away.

Thank Timon88
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful courtyard (next to the permanent indoor market, and around which the street market takes place) with many possibilities to try the local products in the cidrerias and small shops.

Thank es-travler
Eye, United Kingdom
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615 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We happened into this square after a lucky find - a free parking place, not easy in Oviedo. A classic local market with some touristy bits thrown in - my wife found a haberdashery stall which she browsed and a clothes stall with goods in a heap, where she found something for our daughter. Round the corner were flowers and... More 

Thank John L
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341 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice square near the market in Oviedo we went there to see the pouring the famous cider ( sida ) the waiter holding the bottle above his head and pours it into the glass he is holding near his waist our try most ended up on the ground good fun.

Thank Lee S
Malaga, Spain
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3,570 reviews
3,175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,099 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We went to this plaza and found it interesting with all the stalls selling a wide variety of products. We went in the morning and it was quite crowded.

Thank BennyMalaga
Cordoba, Mexico
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It is a local market in a nicely recovered historical building, widely visited by Oviedo folk. Architecture apart, it is an Interesting visit to really appreciate the gastronomy of Asturias. You can get excellent cheese, produce, meats, fish, vegetables but since you would be traveling you will find that only a few things are ready to consume. Nonetheless it makes... More 

Thank Baltasar S
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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95 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

...and find something new! This time it was the day for the flower market, which added a touch of color to the scene. Unfortunately there were too many stalls selling trinkets just around the corner, this took away from the local color.

Thank Restful M
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

a must see place in Oviedo....we visited these place many times with my wife when she was working for a project in Oviedo.

1 Thank Serdar V
Silver Spring, Maryland
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330 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This 9th C stone fountain is a great example of medieval civil works. Because its so close to where you likely have eaten, you might just pass by and appreciate its survival.

1 Thank Gene J
Denver, Colorado
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Very scenic collection of booths and shops. Fun market scene set amidst very old buildings with some good restaurants.

Thank Jamie M

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