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Porta Portese

Via Portuense & Ippolito Nievo, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 2314 3456
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souvenirs & vintage bags

so crowded, but we've bought souvenirs for 1 euro, which was sold in other places at 3 euro. Also... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2012
Cairo, Egypt

huge market with all kinds of stuff, quite cheap, very busy and beware of pickpockets. ALways good... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2012
Geel, Belgium
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It's worth a trip to Rome's most popular second-hand flea market, which is open Sundays.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
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“leather goods” (8 reviews)
“huge market” (6 reviews)
“for sale” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Via Portuense & Ippolito Nievo, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 2314 3456
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

so crowded, but we've bought souvenirs for 1 euro, which was sold in other places at 3 euro. Also there is a range of vintage bags from 3 euro till 50 (for the designers bags, as celine, & burberry), the books where nice, just ask...More

1  Thank haguer
Reviewed 18 October 2012

huge market with all kinds of stuff, quite cheap, very busy and beware of pickpockets. ALways good to buy some presents.

1  Thank Judithv6
Reviewed 5 October 2012

As I know, all vendors from smaller mercatos are going to Porta Portese on Sundays. I usually buy there only Italian leather shoes. They are from the last year collections but still leather and superb quality with prices up to 30 euros (when their initial...More

4  Thank Lelikuna
Reviewed 1 October 2012

I've walked the hopeless, energetic, frustruating, suffocating and fun crows of Porta Portese four times. I might not have returned quite so many times had I not had new friends or relatives with me each time. As there were first-timers on each visit, we just...More

3  Thank Hulaus
Reviewed 20 September 2012

This market is worth a visit to grab cheap clothes, scarves and shoes and also to see curios and antique furniture. Much like any flea market in the world, there is a lot of rubbish and some hidden treasures. Beware of pickpockets, the crowds are...More

Thank Elizabeth Z
Reviewed 5 September 2012 via mobile

Visit if you are looking for cheap shoes,bags,clothes & accesories. Bargain possible....beware of the used shoes and jackets which are refurbished and sold. GO ONLY IF YOU HAVE LOADS OF TIME otherwise avoidable. Open only on Sundays untill 2 pm.

3  Thank Sandyjust
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Last time we were in Rome, we scoured the city for a Roma soccer shirt that wasn't see-through polyester. I think we ended up paying EU25 for it. This time, we paid EU5 at Porta Portese for a reasonably nice cotton one with embroidered letters...More

4  Thank Edgingin
Reviewed 8 August 2012

If you really want to visit the sundaymarket at Via Portuense, use the buss and not the subway (the stop 'Piramide' is still quite a long way from the market since you have to find the bridge over the water first). But then again: I...More

Thank Reviewerjoe
Reviewed 10 July 2012

the rest of it includes vendors you can find on streets throughout roma, selling hats, t-shirts, women's clothing, purses, etc. you have to slog through a lot of this stuff to get to the personal selling. some of the regular vendors will bargain, some will...More

1  Thank evieao
Reviewed 8 July 2012 via mobile

Opens at about 9am, shuts down at around 2pm. I caught the number 3 bus (stops Viale Trastevere) from/to Manzoni. The bus also goes past the Colosseum. I had a lot of fun at the market. But then I also really like open air markets....More

1  Thank Araniii
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20 January 2018|
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Response from Ann-marie D | Reviewed this property |
Just make it part of your travel plans to check out all the markets in the area you are going to and choise the one most likely to fulfill your needs. Honestly coukdnt say because I wasnt tuned in fir that sort of shopping... More
22 July 2017|
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Response from Glen W | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your compliment on this review. Glad you enjoyed it.
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6 May 2017|
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Response from littleroo2017 | Reviewed this property |
The market is in the South West of the city centre. Via Aurelia is to the West of the city but I think that the best way to get there (assuming no car) is to come into the city centre and pick up the No.8 tram (direction... More