The best outdoor food markets in the world

Andrew Zimmern, American TV star, chef, writer and connoisseur of the object, presents his favorite food markets around the world. As its features through his travels he has found that there is no better way to feel the pulse of a city or understand the local culture than to visit a local outdoor food market. We present to you some of the most famous and best outdoor food markets around the world.

Marrakech, Morocco: Djemaa el Fna

Next to the historic Medina of Marrakech, this bustling central square is always on top of the list for travelers. It is a lively cultural spectacle of thousands of years, with snake charmers, acrobats, musicians Berbers, botanists and beggars. The area has many restaurants, good though it is to enjoy your meal in the center of the action.

Djemaa el Fna

Djemaa el Fna

Montreal: Marché Atoater

In the 1930’s, this Art Deco market was built as a government plan to stimulate the economy and now hosts dozens of suppliers, deli, cheese merchants, boulangeries, florists and chocolatiers high quality.

Marché Atwater

Marché Atwater

Palawan, Philippines : Puerto Princesa Market

With crystal clear waters, fresh produce and incredibly wide variety of seafood, this picturesque island in the southern part of the Philippine archipelago is a magical place. The Puerto Princesa market is the starting point for tourists looking for something different.

Puerto Princesa Market

Puerto Princesa Market

Oaxaca, Mexico: Mercado de Abastos

You could spend an entire day on acre central market of Oaxaca. You still need to buy an extra suitcase to carry alluring handmade carvings, but the food does not go back.

Mercado de Abastos

Mercado de Abastos

Paris: Marché Bastille

It is the biggest and best flea market in Paris. A walk along the corridors were ranked among the truly great pleasures in life. Large amounts of Brie, huge variety of goat cheese, sausages, fresh produce, buckets with brackish olives and all kinds of meat you can imagine beckon visitors.

Marché Bastille

Marché Bastille

By Nicole P.

Outdoor food markets photos: James Dugan, Jorge Yau, pinoy pinay, MomentaryShutter, Samuele Ghilardi.

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