The Victuals Market (Viktualienmarkt) in Munich, Germany Central "Market Square" is typical of the historic squares around Europe, showcasing the local commerce, culture and diversity in the center of each city.
Using Markets to Bring Social Life Back Everywhere: Markets are hubs of community life; People are drawn to markets that attract a diverse set of visitors; they tend to shop at markets with friends and family; and the energy of a market allows us to "bump" into neighbors and friends, because a trip to the market is not a chore but an experience to be shared. That’s the reason why markets are basic community gathering places.
Built in 1988, It took 3 months to develop, cost 78,000 pounds and created 60 jobs. It is still thriving today.
A big reason we enjoy markets are the plentiful opportunities for conversation
A creative approach to seating makes this one of the world's great social places