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Mercato del Capo

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Address: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Worth a visit for hats/bags etc, but Ballaro better for fish, fruit & veg

We went to all 3 main markets in Palermo, & this was the best for hats/bags etc, whereas Ballaro better for fresh food. Capo does sell fresh fish/meat etc also, but not as many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to all 3 main markets in Palermo, & this was the best for hats/bags etc, whereas Ballaro better for fresh food. Capo does sell fresh fish/meat etc also, but not as many staffs as Ballaro. They aren't far away, so easy to do both. Watch for scooters trying to get through. We went there several times to get... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Fall harvest bounty is enticing at thus market. Food handling is much better here than at some other markets.

Thank RidesAPaint
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The street markets are not as good as they once were as enviromental health arrived and made it hard for the merchants to continue running there stalls as they once did center of city had to be restored as it was falling down when terramotos hit (earthquakes)

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new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

What a wonderful and colorful market place in the heart of the city. the people are very friendly and helpful. Some of the most exotic vegatation i have ever seen. You can get almost anything here

Thank cchriscap
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A rather large market serving primarily locals is always a fun place to visit. Same applies to Capo market. Plenty of stalls offering fruits and vegetables, fish and meat, spices and herbs and more. A celebration of colors, smells and sounds.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The smells, the sights, and the merchants, make this place one not too miss . It's crowded and difficult to navigate but it is fun.

Thank BigoBoca
Silverstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

You really good just sit and watch (and listen) for hours. So much produce, really is a must visit in Palermo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We experienced true Palermo life while visitng the Capo Market. Everything you can imagine..and more...is sold there. Fish, spices, vegetables, clothing, etc. we loved the excitement and the rush as we were bombarded with smells, colours and loud voices. Excellent experience.

Thank Canada010
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Everyone knows that Palermo is studded with street markets, but Ballaro` and Vucciria seem to get the most attention. We've been to these and Ballaro` has life in it, whereas Vucciria is more legend than market. Capo on the other hand is the real thing, compact, teeming, colourful and short on tourists. The produce was so nice and fresh and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is the best of the street markets. It made me homesick, especially the long section of the market which is lined with shops run by Bangladeshis.

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