Roots & Vegetables pavilion at the Riga Central Market, Latvia

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Riga Central Market (Rīgas Centrāltirgus) is Europe's largest market and bazaar. It is one of the most notable structures from 20th century in Latvia and has been included in UNESCO World Heritage Site list together with Old Riga.

The market was planned from 1922 and built from 1924 to 1930. The main structures of the market are five pavilions constructed by reusing old German Zeppelin hangars and incorporating Neoclassicism and Art Deco styles. The market is 72,300 square metres (778,000 sq ft) wide with more than 3,000 trade stands.

Find more at - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riga_Central_Market
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