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Il Mercato di Ortigia

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Not as big as the market in Catania but great street theatre. Some supremacy fish and fruit stalls... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IAN D
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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A real experience!

The market's food and condiments section is bustling and exciting - traders sing, cry out to... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
HealdGreenForever
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Slovakia
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1 week ago
“Super”
4 Oct 2018
“A real experience!”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as big as the market in Catania but great street theatre. Some supremacy fish and fruit stalls and you see local life as it is.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could be because we arrived late! Only a few stalls were open selling some clothes, bags, souvenirs. Next time will try to visit in the morning!

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The market's food and condiments section is bustling and exciting - traders sing, cry out to customers and try to tempt even obvious tourists into buying their wares. If you've ever wanted to see a giant swordfish or creepy-looking monsters from the deep, this is...More

Thank HealdGreenForever
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Compared to other markets we saw in our travels this one was ok. Had some nice spices and fresh food but a lot of repetition. There was a small market with only local products inside a church around the corner when we were there. I...More

Thank sccrref
Reviewed 16 June 2018

It's always interesting to explore the local markets while visiting, and this one is no different. It's not huge, but you can buy anything from clothes to fish to spices to meats etc etc. Or just enjoy a beer or ice cream and watch the...More

Thank L3K
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This market is open from about 7am and it appears that it is where the locals come and buy their food.A very nice atmosphere and some nice e products to buy.Definately recommend spending an hour here and having a coffee at the bar in the...More

Thank cycleplus1
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Ortigia for an afternoon as part of a tour group. We had some time to meander and I had a great time interacting with the locals. There’s a lot of pride the Sicilians have around their food. Lots to see and buy....More

Thank schellyrae
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Whilst having a stroll around, my wife and I came across the Ortigia market, which can be found right next to the Temple of Apollo. We enjoy coming across places like this as it can be a cultural lesson. The market offers a wide assortment...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Very lively and interesting local market where you can buy all sorts of fish and other food products, alongside other goods.

Thank aleksandar1s
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great Local market during the day. Turns into a great restaurant street at Night time. Excellent sea food, outdoors seating ;) Reasonable priced. Euro 80,00 for 2, with wine, water, 2 courses, and tips.

Thank JasonMichaelJones
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