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Marche d'Aligre

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Address: Place d'Aligre, 75011 Paris, France
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4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping
Description: Foodies flock to Marché d'Aligre, a lively and authentic outdoor Parisian...
Foodies flock to Marché d'Aligre, a lively and authentic outdoor Parisian market housed in the city’s authentic-feeling 12th arrondisement, or district, and located near the Bastille. Here you’ll find everything from fresh cheeses, spices and flowers to vintage apparel.
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Experience where the Locals go.

The market is situated both within the covered area and along the streets. Interesting place to visit and taste the various seasonal fruits and vegetable. It's also an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I have to say that I'm surprised by the rave reviews this market has received from many on TripAdvisor. Perhaps it's the first French market some have visited? The truth is it's pretty average, although the fact that the inside market is closed for refurbishment at the moment might mean I didn't see it at its best. But truth to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The market is situated both within the covered area and along the streets. Interesting place to visit and taste the various seasonal fruits and vegetable. It's also an interesting place for photographers to take the local scenes. If you are staying in an apartment while on holiday, do come here to get your groceries. It's fresh and inexpensive.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Have you a ever wondered what a vegetable market should be; this is it. Open Tuesday Sunday, basically in the mornings. Vendor upon , selling a endless variety of fresh vegetables and fruits. Prices vary.

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Girard, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This market was in walking distance of the Latin Quarter. After some difficulty, we managed to find it. It is located behind (probably a half-mile) the Bastille monument. The produce is lovely as well as antiques and the general flea-market items one can expect at an open-air market. A sign proclaims it is the oldest continuous market in Paris. This... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What a great array of really good quality produce. Wonderful fruit and vegetables, cheeses, charcuterie... Knowledgeable vendors are willing to advise on the most suitable items for your needs, and it doesn't seem to be on the tourist trail.

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Dominica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great market, lots of vendors and options. Great prices. Covered, under the subway line. Great food and fresh produce. Worth a trip!

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

How Parisienne do you want to feel when you go to Paris? Well one way is to go marche-ing for the freshest produce, for the assortment of saucissons , and for just being in the midst of all the colors. But you have to go and at least buy half a kilo of cherries or a melon ( it was... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Metro station is located 10 min. walking from the market. It is a nice place to come and find mainly fruits and vegetables. In the close market you can find also fish and meat. Around the market you can find a lot of restaurants a small shops selling a large verity of food. There is also a nice cheese... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Remember this market well from 1989. The fish was not good then. Had a certain raffish quality. Maybe quality has improved . Full of atmosphere but Bastille market better quality

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Belmont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Our guide Sara met us right on time outside the metro station. She was extremely knowledgeable and took her time with us through the market making sure we got to see everything we wanted to see. The wine and chocolate tasting was also wonderful. The area is a bit dodgy but with a guide it feels very comfortable. The flea... More 

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Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighborhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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