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San Lorenzo market

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Address: Piazza San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy
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This is the largest and most popular of the street markets in Florence,...

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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Worth a stroll through, especially if you are looking for leather goods. The stalls seemed relatively repetitive; every vendor tries to lure you in, but they were not aggressive... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Farmington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth a stroll through, especially if you are looking for leather goods. The stalls seemed relatively repetitive; every vendor tries to lure you in, but they were not aggressive. We purchased a few small items.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the market and found some cheap souvenirs for friends. The outdoor market stalls had a large variety of items to buy but don't go there looking for very high quality stuff. The people selling stuff were very pushy but you can barter when buying stuff. Worth a walk through for some cheap items but be prepared to... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic bustling market. We preferred having a look around downstairs before popping up stairs and grabbing lunch from one of the food stalls. Our favourite was the truffle stop. Obviously costs nothing to get in and have a look around. The produce isn't cheap but you can still find some bargains. We went a few times and enjoyed each... More 

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Firenze, Toscana, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mercato San Lorenzo used to be a local market, known only to local people for their daily shopping. But recently it has been renovated and upgraded. Though it still serves its primary function as a local food market, it also became a primary tourist attraction for those who want to experience the “real flavour” of Florence. While the ground... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outdoor market with many stalls is nice and interesting but really nothing special. If you want Italian products buy from Italians! The real treasure is inside the building. Go have lunch inside and walk the butcher stalls and fresh food vendors that cater to the locals. There are some real culinary finds inside!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several years back when we were here again the quality of goods was better and good value. The area is full of market stalls and little shops that are open from around 09:00 and close around 19:00. Hats, scarves, bags, shoes and t-shirts, gloves, jewelry and different kinds of leather goods are what you can expect to find here. Compared... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of places to shop some you can barter with some won't some great authentic stuff and lots of not so great stuff

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went to the market every day we were in Florence. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. We loved the atmosphere and always had fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The market is always a wonderful place to go and see all the fresh foods but with the opening of the second floor food court, it is a wonderful place to go and taste lots of wonderful foods. I waited til the Pizza place opened so I could have a great pizza with arugula. Just walk the whole floor to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Yes, there are literally thousands of leather bags and belts in all colors and shapes in the streets around the market and if you are careful you can haggle a good price on some unbranded products but the best is in the second floor of the market building. You will find one of the best selections in food and drinks,... More 

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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 Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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