The Queen Victoria Market is considered to be the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere. Queen Victoria of Great Britain had ruled Victoria from 1837 to 1901. This market had been named to honor the queen. The get up of this market reminds one of the Arabian bazaars. To Buy in Queen Victoria Market, the organic food market is the chief attraction for the clients.
All types of fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry products and other farm products are sold by farmers. Other items include shoes, clothes, handicraft works and even locally made jewellery products. The crowd consists of people from varied ethnicities, status and backgrounds. The Australian population today comprises much more than just the Whites and the aboriginals. There are immigrants from other nations as well.
The Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne established in the 19th century,was formerly a whole sale market. Later it was opened for all purpose trade.
Queen Victoria Market Hours
|Fresh Produce||Specialty Shopping|
|Lower Market, A & B Sheds||Upper Market|
|Tuesday||6 am – 2 pm||8 am – 2 pm|
|Thursday||6 am – 2 pm||8 am – 2 pm|
|Friday||6 am – 5 pm||8 am – 3 pm|
|Saturday||6 am – 3 pm||8 am – 3 pm|
|Sunday||9 am – 4 pm||9 am – 4 pm|
Ref : http://www.qvm.com.au/
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