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Address: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Description: Da Porta Carini a Piazza Beati Paoli

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Gritty and great

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Boca
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525 reviews 525 reviews
132 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

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.

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Silverstone, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

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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Ontario
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132 reviews 132 reviews
44 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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.

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Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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San Diego
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Seafood stand was really really good. People are screaming, food is everywhere, it was super fun. There's also great stands with olive oil, dried tomatoes, chocolate.

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New York, New York, United States
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139 reviews 139 reviews
33 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Soooo much local flavor here. Wander the side streets and find local pubs with wine in silver vats and drink with the wonderful friendly locals. The market is filled with fish, meat, fruits and veggies.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
37 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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
96 helpful votes 96 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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