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You can find just about anything here at Palermo's busy street market.
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Via Coltellieri 46, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews vucciria market sardines street food great place to experience bric a brac vegetable stalls cheap drinks stalls selling fresh seafood caponata cannoli piazza style church
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These markets were touted to be just great and a must see. We made it there mid morning on a warm and sunny day and found not a lot. The locals were out and about but that was about it. The streets are narrow and...More

Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 1 week ago

Locals have told us that this market used to be a major one, but these days - at least, during the day - it seemed to be little more than half a dozen stalls. Disappointing - better to go to Ballaro or Capo

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Vucciria is one of the backbone markets of Palermo. It's a little smaller than Capo and Ballaro but maybe the oldest? It has the famous Spleen Sandwich guy & Taverna Azzurra so what's not to like! Full of characters so go check it out!

Thank Lainey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought it was a public market full of stalls and sellers, but in fact for lunch, even if it was a rainy day, was not worth the visit, but it was on the way to other sites. if you can avoid it,...as you will...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Balaro market a few years ago, in a daylight, full of people and colours, and we thought it's the best local happening we've seen. This year on our first night out we bumped into that crazy Vucciria market. And wow!!! This is...More

Thank ljubimci
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps years ago this may have been a bustling market used by local people to decide what they will be eating that day. We walked through and saw a handful of sellers (half of which barely spoke Italian anyway) and it felt like a bit...More

Thank IvanaSydney2010
Reviewed 27 August 2018

... look around this market you ll see free fish, fruits / vegetables and other food. A lot of small booths where you can buy and eat small local specialities. Dont drive by car, you ll never get out again :-)

Thank JMichelCM
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

whenever you go to some places at this market, if they do not have a menu with prices or a list of drinks price fixed do not hesitate to ask before you buy; we moved to palermo 3 months ago and we visit the market...More

1  Thank vinnicheers
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were with a small group experiencing the market at night for some food. Food was very good- fresh sea food of all types, different things to fry such as sardines, panele and potato and of course the spleen. Oysters too I think. We liked...More

Thank sccrref
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to go if you like an after ten drink. It all happens late in the day here. Get some great fresh sea food if you are there about 9 - about €20 for two - but it is late when it is happening....More

2  Thank Marcus W
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