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Mercato Agora di Chania

Odos (via) Hatzi Michali Yannari, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 14 shopping in Chania Town
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Really liked the local market since it has many local products. Very vibrant and alive place and you should go just to get a scent of the local vibe.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It is an historic building which has many shops with local products in low prices.You can find many good products as honey, oil, cheese.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Park in Carrefour cellar for free and walk 5 minutes to the market. You will get a free parking when you shop in Carrefour after visiting the market ( 2 hour limit for free )

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

the building is one of the last remaining covered markets,dating to the end of 19thc, not demolished fortunately, date 1911 still at entrance, full of various local products, excellent cheese, bakeries Unfortunately the food market has been turned into a tourist market recently, a big loss compared to three decades ago, the original character is hardly there any more, but... More

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Brussels
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The "excellent" rating is for one little restaurant in the market. If you enter from the East side of the market it is the second (?) restaurant on the right - the smallest in the market. Not much to look at but mother, of the mother and son team, cooks the best food I have eaten in Chania. Counter in... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Agora in ancient Greece is a place where people met and mingled and the most famous ones are the ones that served as market. The Market agora in Chania is the perfect example of this cohesion, you can find all kind of local souvenirs and the meet, fish and cheese market. Very nice and welcoming the people working there... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

We ate here on several occasions and had some good quick food. A good way to try some new food - not too expensive although it could be if you aren't careful as prices not always displayed

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Heraklion, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Nice and friendly people, competent professionals, shops and small restaurants offering authentic Cretan cuisine. Visitors may find real stuff from Crete. Just avoid the plastic souvenirs... A must-do experience

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

this market is situated in the heart of chania. you can even sit in there and have lunch. they have nice seafood and meat little tavernas type. the food there is nice and tasty. you can buy all sorts of food. everything is in good quality.

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