Temple in Spain

El mercado

Every Sunday, there is an open-air market in El Casco Antiguo (the old quarter) of Oviedo. The streets are always full of people looking for deals, or just enjoying a relaxing day.

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Vendors set up shop in various plazas, selling goods ranging from clothes to books, jewelry and food.

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The busy streets also have dining areas where people can sit down and enjoy a snack or coffee.

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Clothing items are in no short supply at the market; most of the merchandise is very reasonably priced.

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Many vendors also sell jewelry, including necklaces, rings, earrings and watches.

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Sundays are generally designated for spending time with friends and family, so it’s common to see parents bringing their children to the market.

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Anyone in need of some bargain reading material is bound to find something interesting here.

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Paintings and other art goods are also standard fare at the market.

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One section of the market is held in this small park, just outside El Casco Antiguo.

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The market opens up in the morning, and begins to wind down in the early afternoon, around 3p.m.

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As the saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so vintage items like these could hold great value for the right customer.

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