The site dates back to the 14th century when it was the Moorish city's boatyard. The Mediterranean Sea, now around 3/4-km (1/2-mile) away, used to lap its walls. The current market was built in 1879 and a restoration was completed in 2010.
The history lesson is over.
The food is new and fresh.
(Don't forget to click any image to make things really fruity.)
|14TH-CENTURY MOORISH GATE (THE ONLY ONE REMAINING OF SEVEN).|
NOW THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE MARKET.
|THE WEST WING...|
|ONE OF SEVERAL AISLES.|
|OLIVES: MY IDEA OF HEAVEN.|
SAN GERALDO'S IDEA OF HELL.
|CANARY ISLAND BANANAS, PLUMS, TOMATOES, CHERRIES, AND MORE.|
|STAINED GLASS (1908): THE PINTA AND THE SANTA MARIA ARE OUT OF VIEW.|
(I WISH THEY'D LET ME CLIMB ATOP THE STALLS TO GET A BETTER SHOT.)
Judy has been shopping for the perfect hat. I think I've found it...