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Our host recommended a visit here. It was an amazing experience, mingling with the local people shopping. It is a big market, stretching along several streets, noisy, but we felt as if we were experiencing the true exssence of Palermo. So many stalls, such cheap...More

Thank Cath B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking to experience the local culture and food then this is definitely worth a visit. Great selection of produce, cheese, salami, prosciutto, sweets, seafood, meats and so much more! We purchased several food items at a reasonable price and enjoyed wonderful home cooked...More

Thank JDR-R2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic but not special. Looked like any number of flea markets around the world. I was hoping for more, but was disappointed. Had it not been raining, maybe we would have enjoyed it more, but i felt the market in Catania was just as good.

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in small self-catering apartment and so were wanting to find fresh produce to cook. This is a huge, rambling market and sells just about everything, not only veg, fruit, fresh meat and fish but also all sorts of household things. I had...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was the third market we visited in Palermo, it was busy, some tourists as well, people shouting their goods, prices are fine, but just beware of the street food, it is expensive, they charge more than they deserve for what they serve, the so...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical Sicilian market with all the foids you could eish for from fruit and vegetables to meat and fish and not forgetting olives! Wish we had markets like this in the UK!

Thank mariabarnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Passed through here just before lunch, and saw a real variety of food and drink stalls, Very bright and vibrant. Only concern was for safety of my son, who did not like having to be moved away from the constant stream of passing scooters.

Thank coh8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came down the street from the city center and admired all the different produce, especially fruit and seeds and olives. We had some sardines as well, very tasty.

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the markets in Palermo, they are really Sicilian ones. You can find here fresh food and you can feel the rhythm of the local people. We bought here really fresh fish and shrimps, and also vegetables. If you just want to feel the...More

Thank tomikaro
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Even on Sunday, when the market is closed, you'll find several restaurants with delicious seafood and the best al dented pasta. Palermo has really great food,

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July 18, 2015|
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Response from sasha1010194 | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Saturday. It opens at 8:00 am and starts closing at 6-7;pm depending on the merchandise left at the time.
Debbie R
July 15, 2015|
Response from dora c |
Sure! The market never stops
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