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8 Nov 2018
“Big market”
12 Aug 2018
“"Busy Square Market"”
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P. za Otto Agosto, 40100 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This market is on the big piazza Otto Agosto, this market is very big seemed like hundreds of stalls,pretty much the same as most markets, but mostly things were cheap very busy as you would expect,we got some lovely large 100% cotton printed with lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barry G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

An interesting market for people who like shopping for non-food stuff and more so clothes, bags and shoes! The prices are unbelievably low but you have to be careful of the quality,....check carefully before you buy. I bought my first NEW winter jacket here on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Maria F
Reviewed 2 July 2018

busy piazza, used by the people of Bologna, they have busy market days. when we were there, they had this giant electric car. cool. Sept 2017.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andre L
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We were having a ramble round Bologna and thought the park of Otto Agosto looked interesting. The square itself is nothing - apparently the market these days is largely Chinese imports, although it wasn't on when we visited. The park doesn't feel very safe -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Not sure who would enjoy this market. It looked interesting from a distance and once amongst the stalls, which seem quite close together, it was a long fruitless search for something worth buying. Cheapness seemed to be the common factor and the smell of marijuana...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Low-Hill-2
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Very busy (Friday morning) clothing market. If you are looking for discounted clothes/ shoes etc. then this is the place to go

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nice place to buy clothes and shoes in a very low price. I bought few clothes in funny prices. The quality is very good.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Uri Z
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you are into clothing especially vintage clothes then this is the place to visit. They also have used clothes for those who are on a very tight budget.There are rows of stalls for men, women and children at reasonable prices. There are a few...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank vykye2000
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went on Friday noon. Loads of stalls, about half selling clothes, most used. Perfect bargain hunting. Follow shops up north and into the park.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Moejeff
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Huge Friday and Saturday market which fills the square. Very cheap stalls selling items for 50 cents and €1, full of people rummaging. Other stalls as well selling end of line items, etc. Avoid if you don't like lots of people in confined spaces! Locals...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank JGandIG
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