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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 - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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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

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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Interesting place to wander on a Sunday

An interesting market, the indoor is good and the outside is a typical French market... not quite Borough Market standards but good enough for a wander and the odd cheese purchase... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Richard H
Easingwold, United Kingdom
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Easingwold, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An interesting market, the indoor is good and the outside is a typical French market... not quite Borough Market standards but good enough for a wander and the odd cheese purchase :-)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in France, find Sundays bit dull. Certainly not the case here. Might be a bit scruffy and dodgy. As others have said good for food and other market type items. As with any crowded space, anywhere, just be careful with your belongings.

Thank theodoraFrance
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We followed a large portion of the Lille population out to this market on a Sunday morning, wandered around for 30mins looking at stall after stall of tat, crap food and flowers and left, mystified about how it gets such good ratings. The atmosphere was quite threatening, it didn't feel safe at all and there was nothing remotely worth buying.... More 

1 Thank chris j
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

not too impressed . very shabby and very grubby surroundings. wasnt impressed where we had to leave our car.....

2 Thank jamievarney1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A Sunday in Wazemmes Lille is recognized as such for contemporary art exhibitions, and is also a spirit, a lifestyle, eat (french fry but not only), drinking (beer but not only) and for the melting pot and the best place is the Wazemmes market. The village of Wazemmes was attached to the city of Lille to the end of the... More 

1 Thank JobPil
Turnhout, Belgium
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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.

1 Thank ThomasJoossens
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 

1 Thank Alexandre N
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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 

1 Thank EnyaOg
Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 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 

3 Thank dedicatedtraveller
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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