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Mercati di Palermo: Capo, Vucciria e Ballaro

adiacenze corso Vittorio Emanuele, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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“famous market” (2 reviews)
“street food” (2 reviews)
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adiacenze corso Vittorio Emanuele, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Haftasonlarında kalabalık olan 700 yıllık bu pazar yerinde ünlü Italyan sokak yemeklerini bulabilirsiniz / This famous market place more then 700 years old , better to visit on weekends for taste the street foods.

Thank Selcuk Soner U
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

... albeit a bit disappointing as we expected a much larger fish market... Part of the Vucciria, at least from the entrance at Piazza San Domenico, down to Piazza Caracciolo by Discesa Maccheronai (Macaroni [Downhill] Street), has cheap antiques, some groceries stores (with great veggies,...More

Thank Giorgio G
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Vucceria several times, you can eat nice streetfood in the evening,party on the weekend and buy during the day

Thank Fhaupent H
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were lucky enough to have chosen a B&B close to the Capo market. We ventured out and checked out the other two, but found that they didn't have much that interested us, especially given we didn't have a kitchen to cook in. The Capo...More

2  Thank JourneyDawn715
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Visit Palermo's markets and you see the mix of inhabitants, the types of foods the locals eat and how they spice them, the colors and smells that make a place home. Sure a bit seedy, a bit dirty, a bit rough, but that's the market...More

2  Thank PlatinumHoney
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

There are four street markets in Palermo and we stayed in an apartment about three minutes walk from the largest at Ballaró. A fascinating place selling a huge variety of food. The tuna season was in full swing for our visit and the fishmongers had...More

2  Thank RaymondWalley
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I can't believe there are any good reviews. It's just like the rest of the city: dirty, destroyed like in war zones. Not recommended at all.

1  Thank Stefan A
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

I wouldn't bother with Vucciria. Unless we missed a whole street, this only had a few stalls of 2nd hand tat and 1-2 veg stalls. Ballaro and Capo are bigger, with a huge mix of meat, fish, veg, fruit, cheese, herbs, hats, belts & household...More

Thank dalton1skiing
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Il Capo followed by Ballaro were colourful with a huge array of spices, fruits, vegetables, meats, fish and cheeses. Stall holders were friendly and helpful. It helps if you speak a little Italian. We were given a gift of a variety of fish to make...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

This is a traditional open market with haphazard arrangements of stalls, wet and noisy with stall holders shouting in Sicilian dialect. This was typical before the arrival of supermarkets and offers a glimpse of food culture to the younger generations.There's lots of fresh fruits &...More

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