Palma de Mallorca has several markets but undoubtedly the most important and visited is the Mercado del Olivar. This fantastic market is in the old town just a short walk from Plaza de España.
The Mercado del Olivar has 117 stops in which smells, tastes and colors flood everything. The building was built in 1951 in the city center and is an original and fun visit, and a perfect place to mingle with the locals and learn about their customs. Among its narrow streets walk the Mallorcans and hundreds of tourists every day, camera in hand to capture the essence of this wonderful market.
One of the best ways to know a culture, especially in Spain, is through its food; therefore there is no better place in Palma than Mercado del Olivar. You will enjoy walking among the stalls of fruits and vegetables, meat, fish or seafood in addition to an exclusive area for food for all tastes, where you can taste from typical Mallorcan dishes to eat a plate of Shushi.
Find out more about el Olivar market in this Video