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Wazemmes Market (Marche de Wazemmes)

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Address: Place de la Nouvelle Aventure, Lille, France
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: Asia, Africa and other parts of the world are represented through...
Asia, Africa and other parts of the world are represented through reasonably priced clothes, food and other products available at this large, diverse marketplace that also has stores and restaurants.
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Cozy market

Nice market, everything you can imagine. From market antiques to clothes and food. Cafés and eateries allround.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Turnhout, Belgium
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Turnhout, Belgium
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Nice market, everything you can imagine. From market antiques to clothes and food. Cafés and eateries allround.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went there on a Sunday for the (weekly?) outdoor market. First of all, as a food-lover, I cannot stress enough how much I like being in a food market. This was no exception. Lotta smell melting together in the air. We bought a lot of food and ended up having a french, vietnamese, greek, moroccan, american dinner!! Local "maroilles"... More 

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Belfast
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Wazemmes is a cool neighbourhood in Lille, packed with quirky pubs, home to the annual Wazemmes Accordion Festival, and most famously location of the Market. We went on a Sunday morning and there was a really nice atmosphere, wide selection of anything you may like to buy - bright scarves, assorted jewelry, and then fresh foods - meats and cheeses... More 

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Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We walked easily to Wazzemes Market from our hotel in the centre of Lille. It's not a large as other French city markets but it's still a good size with lots of food/flower and produce stalls and there is an undercover part as well. The undercover part is small compared to others we've seen but it's not bad and has... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This market is huge! In the indoor market one finds the more high-end delicacies, and outside you will find everything else. The food sold outside and the people walking over the market reflect the international connections of France quite nicely. You can have a coffee at one of the many terraces around the market and watch the locals looking for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I found this market very initimdating in sections - to the point of having to tuck away my long dark blonde hair after being given LOTS of filthy looks. When people describe this as a market for locals, I did not expect this to include radical types preaching on every corner and intimidating people who they did not like the... More 

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I get why this is a great destination for a local - the food looked excellent. However, the indoor market (where most of the food is) is fine but not particularly attractive (I've seen far better elsewhere in France). But the outside market was just awful - (cheap clothing, tacky art etc)... It had zero charm. Nothing shabby chic about... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Huge market which was absolutely packed with stalls and locals! A large variety of stalls including fresh fruit and veg, bread, cheeses, meat, olives, clothes and shoes! Seeing as the main centre of town was almost deserted, visiting the market explained where all the locals were! A great way to kill a couple of hours on a Sunday, and was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Sunday morning it was all happening. The flea market, alongside food and produce. It was ace. Spent a few hours collecting up supplies to take back to the UK. Cheese, meats, bread, and we even got a bunch of fresh fruit and veg it was so good. Super super value. A bag of olives 60 euro cents. Picked up a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We kind of stumbled across these markets and there was plenty to see. A great little bakery at the entrance of the markets we came into (almond croissant was to die for). Inside there was a mixture of clothes, fresh food & cooked food stalls. We didn't buy anything but it was nice to see a different part of town... More 

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Additional Information about Wazemmes Market (Marche de Wazemmes)

Address: Place de la Nouvelle Aventure, Lille, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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