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San Benedetto market

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 10 shopping in Cagliari
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping
Description: This open-air market in Sardinia's principal city is noisy, busy, colorful and lots of fun.
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Varese, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

we went there on a Saturday morning. Downstais lots of fish and seafood upstairs meats, cheeses, backed goods and salamies. Fantstic market with freshest food and lots of slection. The highlight wa a back full of Frito Misto for only 5 Euro.Freshly fried and tasting great while you walk around. The sellers are friendly and helpful.

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Jacksonville, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

For a city of 120,000, this market has more variety of meat, fish, bakery, vegetables, cheese and fruit then I have ever seen. There are larger markets like in Toranto but no where have I seen fresher fish. If you want to cook for yourself in a rented apartment this is a must stop which you can get to from... More

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Cagli, Italy
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

The San Benedetto Market is the largest indoor food market in Italy. I went every day for a week before the daily cooking class to buy the ingredients necessary for the meal. If you like seafood and fish this market is the best place to go. Meat, hams, prosciutto, all kind of bread, pecorino cheese, fruit, veg... I discovered the... More

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Sardinia, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Love, love, love this place... it's rumored to be the largest indoor food market in Italy and a must see for any visitors to the South of Sardinia. Upstairs is full of fruit, veg, cheeses, hams, bread and meat and I always spend a fortune and come away with bags overflowing with pecorino, wild boar prosciutto, courgette flowers and yellow... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011 via mobile

An absolute MUST for every Cagliari visitor. Be sure to go tues to sat mornings until 13hrs as the must-see fish market does not open on mondays. Great to walk through the overcrowded but secure aisles full of fresh fruit, vegetables and meat. Great deals just before the closing bell around 14hrs

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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319 reviews 319 reviews
194 attraction reviews
292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We love to visit these marketplaces while in a mediterranean country and during a visit I always think 'too bad I don't have a good kitchen available here to start cooking with all these marvellous fresh ingredients!' and of course this was the case again in Cagliari! We also visited the marketplace in Quartu S. Elena and in Iglesias, but... More

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