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This open-air market in Sardinia's principal city is noisy, busy, colorful and lots of fun.
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Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love to visit food markets in any destination that I visit and this market certainly didn't disappoint. It was wonderful to see the selection of meats, fish, fruit and vegetables which they have locally and to witness the locals coming and buying their provisions....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DorsetJayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked a couple of miles to see this market. Not dissimilar from any other market. Lots of cheeses, vegetables meat for sale.. bought eight slices of ham and some cheese for sandwiches 14€. Not exactly affordable but then things are expensive in Sardinia.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sammisandwich
Reviewed May 17, 2019

as someone used to rich (in variety, colours, quality and vivacity), I try to see the local market wherever I travel to. definitively the San Benedetto fits all categories above. I suggest you to go there, with a couple of free hours... to appreciate the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank w0lfsoul
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

This is the main market in Cagliari and it is a really great place to walk about. The lower floor is primarily a fish market with fish,and shell fish of every type. Upstairs is a meat, veg and bakery and cheese area. It is a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday morning. Enjoyed browsing the fruit, veg and bakery stalls amongst the locals. Bought some delicious picnic food and had espressos at the one coffee stall inside. Most shop owners are very friendly. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lauren939
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed absorbing the sights and sounds of the market. The fish stalls on the lower level provided an incredible selection of sea food, while the upper floor boasted a fantastic range of fruits, vegetables, cheeses and meats. We really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

One of the best foodie treats in Sardinia! A morning spent shopping here is a delightful, and delicious experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank holidayzwithkidz
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Was disturbing to see jong dead pigs hanging. Was an ok market but you can see it in 30 minutes. No need to plan any longer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 832peterd
Reviewed November 3, 2018

A worth while stop off point if you are in Cagilari. Its a market bursting with food and variety, loads of meat, fish, veg and wine shops. Make sure you go down stairs to the fish market which can only be accessed via the staircase...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank samsmith92
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

The walk to the market is lovely and a great way to see the city. A local market that is a must see for anyone interested in food and local delicacies. Lovely stall holders and great fresh produce.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Open at 7 a.m. and close at 14 p.m.
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