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Having crossed the Rialto bridge heading west, this waterfront area has a unique feel about it... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
Gold Coast, Australia
Interesting walk through

Got a sense of why Venice is known for seafood. Wisely designed so that the pavement can be hosed... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
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Campo della Pescaria, 30125 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

Once you get over the Rialto Bridge, your nose will tell you that you are in the fish market. I was more interested in the food and vegetable stalls as I am not a big fan of fish.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Fantastically vibrant fish and seafood market. Come early to see it in full working action. There is an authentic atmosphere here, in contrast to the tourist overkill of the Rialto Bridge area just a few metres away. I think it is closed on Sunday and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tiberius_nero
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Once over the Rialto Bridge head for the Pescaria, the Fish market Both the fish and fruit/vegetable markets are at the side of the Grande Canale, in the district of San Polo, since 1097 locals have depended on the two Rialto markets for their daily...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Working market! Fun Place to visit with kids and family. Look around. Many sea creatures on sale. You can pick up just out of the see prepare just for you food. And many other things just for fun. In This place you never get bored....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Having crossed the Rialto bridge heading west, this waterfront area has a unique feel about it. Boats, fish markets, and some obviously very original buildings. Great area

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank CodyMav
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Got a sense of why Venice is known for seafood. Wisely designed so that the pavement can be hosed down and cleaned at days end, the Pescaria gives your nose an authentic experience without being a stench (at least in November).

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ProfessorMoon
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Who knows how long this market has been in existence, but it is great that it stills exist. Interesting dynamic in these modern times. Not the kind of thing you witness in the US now-a-days, so its nice to see traditions trump and not bow...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank risi59
Reviewed August 25, 2017

This is a great place to visit when the fish market is on and even when it is closed it is a great place to view the Grand Canal. It is not far from the fruit market and a little further on is the Rialto....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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