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Mercati di Palermo: Capo, Vucciria e Ballaro

adiacenze corso Vittorio Emanuele, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 35 Shopping in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Istanbul, Turkey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It was a very experiential place to visit this traditional bazaar. You can find varieties of fishes, meat, fruits, vegetables, spices, cheeses and etc. The place was very crowded and noisy but I think it is a must see in Palermo..

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Rabat, Malta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Been there and nothing impressing. Lots of food stuff and fish rather dirty too. I was not impressed with what I saw

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Split, Croatia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

we visited Ballaro market. It is huge and is divided into two parts- market of used things and food market. The first one was horrible. We saw people literally taking things from the garbage container and selling them there. The food market is a must see

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London
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Both markets are interesting enough, good food and a lot of tat, the atmosphere is quite good, very different though. Vucciria feels less touristy and there are plenty of locals buying their fruit and veg, meat and fish. Quite dirty roads and very narrow streets. Ballaro is bigger and caters more for tourist but actually there isn't much you would... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I typicall place to See, is Where everybody buys there vegetales, fish, people are very nice And no problem of security!!!! Even though always take care of your belongings. Really had a greate time in Palermo.

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New York City, New York
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169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We just returned from a 7 night stay in Palermo and make it a point to visit the markets. Because we took a cooking class (visitpalermo.it) we actually cooked and ate what we bought at the Capo Market. This is a great place to look at food, olives, fish, fruit and vegetables, and inbetween you can duck into some amazing... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

We stayed a few block away in a B&B so went there a few times, both on an evening when all the stalls were alive, and on a more quiet night where only those 3-table-with-plastic-cover restaurants were open. It was a great experience, with people making sure that both I, and my 9-year-old (true blond) daughter feel welcome. And the... More 

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