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This is the largest and most popular of the street markets in Florence, where you can get some of the best shoe bargains in town.
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Piazza San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
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0055-29-21-37
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Reviewed yesterday

We got some excellent pasta (Pici), cheese (Parmegiano Reggiano), spices and white truffle oil among a host of items that we did a splendid dinner later after the vacation. The prices are slightly higher than regular markets (this market is on the tourist track) but...More

Thank Archan B
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great way to spend a morning hour or two eating and looking at all the fantastic local produce Plenty of free tastings also.

Thank David F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Regular market,in the reviews I read about,it was said that this market is a must visit,iconic market..well what I can say....no doubts it holds a lot of history ,but in real it’s just any regular old market ,nothing special about,if you have extra time in...More

Thank Olga A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat, delicious food, fair prices, nice ambiance. 100% recommended, I would definitely come back.

Thank Mayra L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sure the market is good, but get inside of the Mercato Centrale for lunch (I think it's closed for dinner). The stalls on the ground floor are great for buying Italian perishable treats to take home. And upstairs... is some of the best mid-range food...More

1  Thank Finerworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hugging the outside of the central market, this market is largely filled with leather goods (belts, handbags, purses etc) and scarfs which are often repeated over many stalls. Many do not have prices and you are heckled by stallholders (perhaps not everybody's thing) plus you...More

1  Thank lou1232013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent my last day in Florence walking around Piazza San Lorenzo. I found beautiful scarfs and leather goods at great prices. The people were very kind and patient. I think it is a wonderful place to buy gifts and typical Italian merchandise to take...More

Thank Maria U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really glad we took a day trip into Florence (staying nearby). There are loads of little streets to explore & this Market is awesome! So good we went back for a 2 look a few days later!

1  Thank HerDudeness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this market for food by our hotel and we were not disappointed. Go to the first floor and you will be spoilt for choice from a huge array of quality food and drink stalls. We ate from mainly the local pizza and...More

Thank AWB1972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To walk there, I walk to the Via Cavour runs north from the Duomo, past the Medici-Riccardi Palace and through a nondescrip urban zone. Worth to see the eastern part of this zone which is dominated by the Accademia, with Michelangelo’s David; nearby are the...More

Thank Man on the Move V
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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
stalls with an array of products in one of the most
traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different
ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor
market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
fall in love with this area and in particular, with
its variety of food, especially those focusing on
...More
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626nancy
March 27, 2018|
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Response from davalogy78 |
Its just a short walking distance away. Suggest either google map or ask around... Not hard to find at all.
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