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Mercati di Rialto

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Address: Campo della Pescaria | Vicino il Ponte di Rialto, 30125 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 296 0658
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07:30 - 12:00
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Tue - Sat 07:30 - 12:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Located near the landmark and arched Rialto Bridge (which you’ll see...

Located near the landmark and arched Rialto Bridge (which you’ll see pictured in countless photos of Venice), this busy daily market stands in the commercial center of the city alongside the city’s famed Grand Canal. Venetian locals and international tourists alike frequent this centuries-old market for fruit, fish, and vegetables.

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Great place to walk in the morning

Lovely stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables, open most mornings. Really interesting to see all the produce come in via boat! Definitely worth going.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables, open most mornings. Really interesting to see all the produce come in via boat! Definitely worth going.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked over to the Rialto Mercado. Very extensive market specializing in fruits, vegetables, flavored rice’s and risottos, seasonings, every kind of seafood you could imagine. The meat and poultry markets were in store fronts lining the outside of the market. It was fun to watch how the merchandise was delivered and the trash removed while watching all the action of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much of Venice is like a museum so it is good to see a really lively market so close to the major tourist spots. I particularly like the fish stalls, all sorts of fish and all looking very fresh.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice open-air market where you can buy amazing fresh cheeses, truffles and all kind of Italian products! If you buy a lot, you can always negotiate! Some small shops even take a bank cards. Very Italian mood;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing variety of seafood here - many still kicking. Smells like the ocean, clean and fresh. Beautiful colors and textures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fresh fruits, veggies, spices, fish, shelfish, crabs, muscles, just an amazing variety of sea food! Deffinitely a must visit! I like buying the spice mixes and making rissoto or pasta back at home. My favourite bit apart from the seafood are the little spicy peppers which are being sold as a bouquet and if they're too many you can always... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst visiting the Rialto Bridge we stopped to wander around the market too, A lovely market selling lots of different things, this is also a very busy place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Varied Fresh Vegetable and seafood market. The vegetables are amazing with numerous mushrooms, chillies and artichokes especially. The seafood was varied and eye opening. It was a shame that we were staying in a hotel and not in self catering during our trip. We can enjoy and see with our eyes but not with our stomach! We will definitely come... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Looking for local wine and food then plan on visiting the Rialto Market in the town center in the morning when it is open. The locals depend on this market for their daily supplies of fish, vegetables, fruit and other food. These markets are open to the public where one can watch a stevedore unload crates from barges. If you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Nice, colorful produce and protein market locatrd near the Rialto bridge over Grande Canal...choose from local fruits, vegetables, fish, seafood and sundries available...gelato and cappucino stands also.

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The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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