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Mercato del Pesce di Trapani

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Small but Interesting

This is a small fish market, but, nonetheless, very interesting. It was busy with local people... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Nastame
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Seafood by and for the locals

Passed through this seafood market while riding on a little motorized train (not listed on TA, but... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
AthensBulldawg
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Athens GA
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Via Cristoforo Colombo 3 | Porto Pescherecci, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Passed through this seafood market while riding on a little motorized train (not listed on TA, but fun and inexpensive). Saw a huge variety of fish, as well as octopus and some other creatures. The sellers were friendly and greeted us with smiles and a...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A must do when you happen to be in Trapani: this is still the real life of the Trapanese fishermen. You will see fish of all shapes and colours, many still alive in the primitive stalls and even in the direct sun. Prices however look...More

Thank Geert C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a small fish market, but, nonetheless, very interesting. It was busy with local people buying for their dinner. There was a good range of fish, lovely gambas. My favourite was the fishmonger using old style scales to weigh the fish. A good little...More

Thank Nastame
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a wonderful little 'local' market, right in the port area of town (the old historic fish market is in a different location). It is great fun to wander here and listen to the fishermen selling their catch and indeed to see what is...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I love this market. It is tiny, but enough fresh seafood for lunch or diner. I bought gamba's, real big ones and sea snails while the snails are still " walking" around in the basket....how fresh do you want?🤗 Just ate the gamba's in our...More

Thank Tina N
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Varieties of Octopus and Squid! No need to buy, just go ! These fishmongers are proud of their jobs and welcoming . Get there before noon!

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Passed through this seafood market while riding on a little motorized train (not listed on TA, but fun and inexpensive). Saw a huge variety of fish, as well as octopus and some other creatures. The sellers were friendly and greeted us with smiles and a...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

The fish market was originally in the center of town and moved recently to the harbor. It is not a large market but it is interesting to watch the fish been carried from the boats, the variety of the fresh fish, the vendors trying to...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Marvellous way of getting to see fresh fish offloaded from the fishermen boats straight for consumer use. Hear the merchants trying to outshout each other to sell their wares, watch crinkle faced fishermen gut fish and duck the seagulls flying overhead whilst emitting high pitched...More

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