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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
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
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
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).
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
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