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Agora Marketplace

Nikiforou Foka Street, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Expected more, frankly.

I am a big fan of local markets. to get a real flavour of the local foods particularly. This one is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ADNaturephotography
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Norfolk, England
Walked through and it smelled like cheese

Standard market you expect in a holiday destination. Lots of food on offer including lots of cheese.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nibbs1991
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
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Nikiforou Foka Street, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a big fan of local markets. to get a real flavour of the local foods particularly. This one is being slowly hijacked by stalls selling tourist tat I am afraid and was therefore very disappointing. That's not a criticism, just a function of...More

Thank ADNaturephotography
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standard market you expect in a holiday destination. Lots of food on offer including lots of cheese.

Thank nibbs1991
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

A beautiful building but not well taken care at all. Should have had a better selection of shops, since most sell souvenirs.

1  Thank Sofia M
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Market Place was very easy to find and one of the first places we wanted to see. It is located right across from where the cruise ship shuttle stops so just walk across the street. We were there mid-week so there was not as...More

1  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

There are various vendors all under one roof. You can find fresh meat as well as fresh bread. There are vendors selling soaps, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, magnets, pumice stones, etc... There’s also a pharmacy right next to the main entrance. However, it carries limited...More

1  Thank Porcelina8
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Not quite in the same league as the market in Barcelona but it is a great place to stroll through and see some things we are not likely to see in North America. For example non-GM fruits and vegetables in abundance, fish straight from the...More

1  Thank Tony O
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I read through some of the more peevish reviews of the Agora Market in the delightful and venerable former Venecian enclave that is the port of Chania, Crete. Calling it "nothing special" is a libel and could not be further from the truth. The building...More

3  Thank byrdman499
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The Agora Market place is located in a small town on the water with everything for a visitor to see. The market is a large building with cheeses, fish, trinkets, etc. then a leather market in the street outside. Near the market are numerous other...More

Thank jmichel01
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The Agora Marketplace is worth a visit, but it is very tourist oriented. It is an interesting historical building with lots of market vendors selling spices, baked goods, fish, meats, etc. There are many souvenir shops, many of which sell products not from Greece. I...More

Thank ALB63
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting to walk around to see the building due to history of it. Building is not looked after; seems to be dirty and in the need of maintenance. Lots of shops for tourists selling fake made it china brands; few dairy and fish stands between...More

Thank Barbara S
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