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Ecseri Flea Market (Ecseri bolhapiac)

156 Nagykorosi ut 1194, Budapest, Hungary
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Ranked #20 of 56 Shopping in Budapest
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: A great place for treasure hunters. According to locals, you can find everything at this market.
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Stuttgart, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I love going to flea markets in different countries and Ecseri didn't disappoint. We went on a Saturday, nearly all shops were open and the crowds weren't bad. A wide range of goods, in a wide variety of condition are sold there. If you want to get a good deal be prepared to haggle. I know Americans can have difficulty... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

After reading the reviews here about Sunday being a good day to go (we were busy Saturday), we took the metro and bus and got there without a problem. Unfortunately we discovered that only about a quarter of the vendors show up on Sundays to open their stalls. This was extremely disappointing as we missed out on lots of potentially... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Very nice people, only 50% of the shops were open but still a lot to offer. Very well reachable by public transport. Don't forget to haggle though!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I'm a history buff and I'd read that Ecseri flea market offers Soviet, WW II and fascist items mixed in with antiques, vintage, and strange stuff. I trekked out on bus 54 from Boráros tér on Sunday morning. Like most large flea markets and antique fairs, you never know what you will find if you look. Sunday is less crowded... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Good market, go on a saturday if the weather is good. We have bin ther a couple times and saturdays is the best day at 10:30/11 a clock. Have found real good stuff

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

On Saturday at least, this is a bustling and interesting flea market (good café in the corner too). It's nowhere near the Esceri Ut metro stop though! This oversight meant we had to take a further tram and bus ride to the site wondering if it was going to be worth the effort. It was. It was still a decent... More

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Pincher Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

An eclectic collection of true antiques, vintage (and not so vintage) collectibles, and second-hand books, baubles, linens, and clothes. You need patience for this market: many of the stalls are piled high with boxes and junk, and it can be difficult to get to the good stuff, but there are gems, depending on what you looking for. This is the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are flea market junkies for many years and have been to flea markets on many countries. We visited Ecseri market on a Friday morning with a view to visiting it the following day as well.Sad to. report that less than 10% of the stalls were open despite its official notice that the market is open daily.Having... More

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Amritsar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Me and my friend ventured here after reading reviews and hearing recommendations. It was a rainy day so not all was open, but what we saw was worth the visit. A mixture of antiques, clothes etc. some at very good low prices. I preferred this market to the grand centre market but it does differ. I'd go here if your... More

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Shenzhen, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This was a fun afternoon just to see what was there. Although lots of clothing (seemed more like a yard sale at a house), there were some nice pieces hidden among it all. I found some unique pottery.

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