Dolac open market, with Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Stephen (Sveti Stjepan) in background, Zagreb, Croatia

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Right in the heart of the city, Zagreb’s bustling fruit and vegetable market has been trader-central since the 1930s when the city authorities set up a market space on the 'border' between the Upper and Lower Towns. Sellers from all over Croatia descend here daily to hawk fresh produce.

The main part is on an elevated square; the street level has indoor stalls selling meat and dairy products and (a little further towards the square) flowers. The stalls at the northern end of the market are packed with locally produced honey, oil, handicrafts and cheap food.