Queen Victoria Market since 1878
The Queen Victoria Market (also known as the Queen Vic Markets or simply as the Queen Vic or "Vic Market") is a major landmark in Melbourne and at around seven hectares (17 acres) is the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere. The Market is significant to Melbourne's culture and heritage and has been listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. The Market is named after Queen Victoria who ruled the British Empire, from 1837 to 1901.
Queen Victoria market is open daily except Mondays and Wednesdays.
At the market-the fruits and vegetable sections.
Today, the Market is a major Melbourne tourist destination, offering a variety of fruit and vegetables, meat, poultry and seafood, gourmet and deli foods as well as specialty delicacies. It also has a large non-food related market, selling a diverse range of clothing, shoes, jewellery and handmade art and crafts.