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Address: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Description: This open-air market in Sardinia's principal city is noisy, busy, colorful...
This open-air market in Sardinia's principal city is noisy, busy, colorful and lots of fun.
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What an awesome experience

I went to this market just to see it as I don't eat sea food at all, but when you're there and all the fishermen are calling you out and offering you their food I wanted to try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Incha P
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I went to this market just to see it as I don't eat sea food at all, but when you're there and all the fishermen are calling you out and offering you their food I wanted to try everything! I was there with the camera and the people working there started to film me back and they were posing like... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If you have a chance to prepare yourself a fish, then explore one of the largest fish markets that I've seen in my life and buy some rarities, which you don't see on other fish markets. Friendly sellers, lots of diverse offer, also near the closing time. Other parts of the market are also worth to check for meat and... More 

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Riga, Latvia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Everything was delicious, cheap and fresh. Easy to find, use map or GPS. This market is closed on Sundays.

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Excellent market showcasing sardinian food. That weird stuff made out of dried fish eggs, that manky dessert wine, flags with 4 coloured gentlemen wearing blindfolds, bread in wacky shapes, all sorts.

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The place to go if you like fresh food. Fish, vegetables, meat, cookies, Bread, cheese, salami's . Everything fresh and delicious. Nice, friendly people.

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Girona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Excellent experience, we have a great time every time we go. Don't be afraid to ask anything, people will help you as much as they can and will make you feel like home. Best prices and everything is very fresh. Definetely a must, both if you stay in Cagliari for a long or a short period.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Love exploring food markets in big cities. So many personalities & a real hub for communities especially compared to England. It's about 20-30min walk from port / train station. Very easy , basically straight road. Advise is to get their early ,Tuesday- Saturday , before 10am . Downstairs is fish , upstairs everything else. Loads of pictures to be taking,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We are staying in the pula area and the super markets around here were not great at all. So we drove to Cagliari today to go buy our fish for the grill and all the seafood we may want for the next days. it was AMAZING! The fish was soooo super fresh. There was parking right in front. The prices... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A huge market with a great variety of meat, frits and vegetables. While downstairs is where you'll find the exceptional seafood market. After wandering around looking at the plethora of mouth delights I stopped at place in the corner with fresh fish to go. I had a huge cone of all variety of fish and shellfish. Likely a kilo, all... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

An enclosed market on two levels. Downstairs fish, upstairs meat and veg. Certainly a lot of fresh produce although most stalls seem to sell the same things over and over. Didnt find a huge variety or difference in product which I think was what we were really looking for. The sellers were all very friendly even when confronted with our... More 

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Address: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari

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