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Agora Marketplace

Nikiforou Foka Street, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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There are various vendors all under one roof. You can find fresh meat as well as fresh bread... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Fun to watch and see where the locals buy fresh foods

Not quite in the same league as the market in Barcelona but it is a great place to stroll through... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony O
Toronto, Canada
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  • Poor5%
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Nikiforou Foka Street, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are various vendors all under one roof. You can find fresh meat as well as fresh bread. There are vendors selling soaps, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, magnets, pumice stones, etc... There’s also a pharmacy right next to the main entrance. However, it carries limited...More

Thank Porcelina8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not quite in the same league as the market in Barcelona but it is a great place to stroll through and see some things we are not likely to see in North America. For example non-GM fruits and vegetables in abundance, fish straight from the...More

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I read through some of the more peevish reviews of the Agora Market in the delightful and venerable former Venecian enclave that is the port of Chania, Crete. Calling it "nothing special" is a libel and could not be further from the truth. The building...More

Thank byrdman499
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Agora Market place is located in a small town on the water with everything for a visitor to see. The market is a large building with cheeses, fish, trinkets, etc. then a leather market in the street outside. Near the market are numerous other...More

Thank jmichel01
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The Agora Marketplace is worth a visit, but it is very tourist oriented. It is an interesting historical building with lots of market vendors selling spices, baked goods, fish, meats, etc. There are many souvenir shops, many of which sell products not from Greece. I...More

Thank ALB63
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Interesting to walk around to see the building due to history of it. Building is not looked after; seems to be dirty and in the need of maintenance. Lots of shops for tourists selling fake made it china brands; few dairy and fish stands between...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed October 8, 2017

The Agora Market was just in front of our hotel and so it was the first site we visited. My friend bough some souvenirs and then we ate also something.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited the central market on a city walking tour.. loads of fun. All kinds of vendors are in the market, from herbs, butcher, flowers, bakery, you name it it was there. Most of the market vendors are more than willing to take the time to...More

Thank KathleenK367
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

It was a nice market, had a mix of tourist stalls and local stalls but you found every other stall sold the same things

Thank Sarah-Jayne W
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

There's nothing out of the ordinary in the Agora marketplace of Chania. There are a lot of usual stuff for silly tourists like fridge magnets, mugs and souvenirs that you could also find elsewhere but there are also some shops of traditional products like cheese,...More

Thank Aschie2013
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