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“The usual”
Review of Mercato Ballaro

Mercato Ballaro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“The usual”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

If this is your first market, it will be great, if it is your fifth, then not-so-great. There is nothing here that sets it apart from plenty of other markets around the world.

Visited May 2013
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Worth a walk”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

If you want to see one of Palermo markets, chose this one. Fish and vegetable stalls, noise and crowd - all as you imagine should be on a southern market. Shame you can buy more as a tourist (unless you chose self catering).

Visited April 2013
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Palermo, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Best market in Palermo.
Noisy, atmospheric, cheap, fresh produce. Do all my shopping here and it's a real pleasure every time.

Visited April 2013
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Cashel, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“very nice”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

This market was literally just below our hotel room..... nice for a walk... its mostly a food market that at the lower end kind of turns into an almost car boot sale thingy?! the fresh fruit is amazing and soooooooo cheap. its just nice to have a walk and enjoy seeing all the fresh food and wonderful smells!!

Visited March 2013
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“A great market for browsing”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

This is a great market with masses of stalls selling fresh fish and seafood, fruit and vegetables. There are also plent of stalls selling spices and nuts - great things to take home with you! The market is noisy and busy - but that doesn't seem to deter motorcyclists from riding through the narrow gap between the stalls! A lovely place to wander and soak up the atmosphere!

Visited March 2013
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