Central Market in Santiago,Chile.

The Central market is the perfect spot to enjoy Chilean sea food plates.

The Central market is the perfect spot to enjoy Chilean sea food plates.

The highlight of the Central Market of Santiago relies in their fresh fish and the sea products but the true charm, is that this market is actually visited by local buyers, from Sunday to Thursday, look for a great variety to fresh products that hope to be sold under a porch that seems a train station of Victorian England.

The building of the Central Market was built between 1868 and 1872 and designed by architect Fermín Vivaceta in metallic structure. It was prefabricated in England and mounted in the country. Its original destiny was to present exhibitions of national artists, but soon was transformed into a market. Today it is administered by the market people, its owners from 1990. Its interior is of great beauty and offers a colorful exhibition of products of sea and earth. In its corridors there are numerous restaurants, more than 70, famous by its flavorful plates of fish and seafood. It are very concurred by the bohemian crowd, because of the restaurant schedule that gows from 6 in the morning at noon.

The Central Market is located in Ismael Valdés Vergara Street # 900 in downtown Santiago.