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Mercato di Capo

Address: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #7 of 35 Shopping in Palermo
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Owner description: Da Porta Carini a Piazza Beati Paoli
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Owner description: Da Porta Carini a Piazza Beati Paoli
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Charleston, West Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
37 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

After visiting some of the prominent buildings in town we wanted to pick up a few things for the evening. Our local guide took us to her favorite market, the Capo. It was fairly busy and we really enjoyed walking through the many shops. We picked up wine, cheese, bread, nuts, olives and others items. There were also stalls with... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We passed through this market in our way to the cathedral and the cappella palatina. After visiting the 2 more famous (Ballaró & Vucciria), definitely Capo Market is the best! Worth the visit!

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Bean Station, Tennessee
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

Enjoyed shopping with the locals and truly experiencing a taste of Palermo! It's a must to visit while in Palermo.

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Nowra, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

We were able to find an apartment, using www.homelidays.it which was two floors up and with a balcony over the Mercato di Capo. And back windows looking through still not restored bombardment damage from WWII and beyond to the forecourt of the Ministry of Justice and the monument to the investigating magistrates assassinated in the war on the Mafia... though... More 

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Victoria, British Columiba
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

If you want a taste of Palermo, both literally and figuratively, then make an effort to check out the Il Capo market, located in the historical section of Palermo. The Il Capo market (established during the Arab period) is one of the city’s four outdoor markets and offers an array of goods, many of them delectable. In the morning and... More 

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