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Mercati di Rialto

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Address: Campo della Pescaria | Vicino il Ponte di Rialto, 30125 Venice, Italy
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Located near the landmark and arched Rialto Bridge (which you’ll see...

Located near the landmark and arched Rialto Bridge (which you’ll see pictured in countless photos of Venice), this busy daily market stands in the commercial center of the city alongside the city’s famed Grand Canal. Venetian locals and international tourists alike frequent this centuries-old market for fruit, fish, and vegetables.

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Great market worth visiting!

Rialto Market is so interesting with all of the fish, fruit and veggie vendors. We stopped there first and got a bunch of fruit to eat as breakfast for the rest of the trip - it... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rialto Market is so interesting with all of the fish, fruit and veggie vendors. We stopped there first and got a bunch of fruit to eat as breakfast for the rest of the trip - it was perfect! As some others have mentioned, you tell the guy behind the counter what you want and they pick it out for you.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't know why but when we went to this market around noon, there were only less than 10 stalls operating. From what little we saw, it looks like any farmers market.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This market is cool. Lots of fish and fruits. Amazing smells. Lots to see, taste and buy. Well worth an hour or two.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How can you not visit this market! Brought it's fresh (I hope) shell seafood and cooked it at our apartment!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

But this one took my breath away, the sheer hustle and bustle of the busy market was one to awe at. Clearly this is where the restaurants come to get their fresh fruit, veg and fish etc, Fascinating to watch and got some interesting photographs that I was glad we stumbled across this market!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great to walk around the market and see the array of fresh fruit, veg and local fish available (lots of things you just wouldn't see in the UK). Definitely a place to visit earlier in the day before all the produce has been sold and the stalls start to pack up before lunch time. If you are self... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a cool and cloudy day. Found the fish stand where all the restaurants bought their fish. Bought some excellent fresh fish. As it was fall there were many varieties of mushrooms some we had never seen before. Once again the restaurants were purchasing here. We bought some different ones, took pictures for the names and then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bustling working market is not designed as a tourist photo stop. It is, nevertheless, a thrilling spot to take photos of displays of freshly caught fish, freshly picked and polished produce and a wealth of other items.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not really a tourist attraction but a working market selling the freshest produce around and perfect for self catering, i could spends hours wandering around Italian markets. The area is surrounded by numerous small businesses and plenty of cafes & bars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate out of the market most days and will do so next time. We were advised which was the best fish stall, although they all look good and obviously fresh. We knew our favourite veg. stall from previous visits, excellent and very helpful, patient with my limited italian. There is a row of butcher's shops alongside, we recommend the... More 

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The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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