Leicester Market is one thing no visitor to the city should miss. Steeped in over 700 years of history, it is Europe’s largest covered market and is always a hive of activity. Marvel at the unusual mixture of vegetables from around the world, and seek out the excellent fish market in the Market Centre for a mouth-watering array of quality fresh food.
The large outdoor area is packed full of fruit and vegetable stalls, as well as clothes, fabric and bric a brac. Behind the Corn Exchange in the Market Centre are many more indoor stalls, selling fresh fish, meat and cheeses. These include the local specialities of Melton Mowbray Pork Pies and Stilton. It’s worth just browsing to soak up the busy, friendly atmosphere.
With over 300 stalls, everyday the market offers a variety of fresh produce and bargains. These include fruits, vegetables and flowers, clothes and accessories, fabrics and haberdashery, CD's, records and tapes, cosmetics, greeting cards and a flea market. The buzzing sound of the market and diverse range offered in the Leicester Market will keep every visitor amused.
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