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Interesting Market

We were in Italy for a month and visited many markets. Each market has its own individual goods... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2012
Rosanne M
Orlando, Florida
Must do

Does not require much time, and get there by mid-morning latest. Interesting fish market.

Reviewed 8 April 2012
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Feb 7, 2013
“Biggest positive surprise in Sicily”
Nov 13, 2012
“Fantastic fresh food market”
Mercati Generali was opened in the 20th of June 1998 in Contrada Jungetto, in the south of Catania. Today Mercati Generali’ s winter activities take place in three rooms inside a mill built towards the end of the 800’ s for wine production and...more
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Strada Statale 417 km 69, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 8 February 2013 via mobile

I am a relatively frequent traveller, and have seen a lot of things during my journey, but this place is a must see. Like it would be in a movie. A perfect stereotype of the south, that in fact i thought only exists in movies....More

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Reviewed 13 November 2012

This rivals the fresh food market at Palermo in terms of quality and passion of vendors! Definitely worth a visit especially if you can cook the food you buy afterwards! Well attended by the locals, we watched one couple speed through the crowd on their...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2012

We were in Italy for a month and visited many markets. Each market has its own individual goods from the area. Great prices and you can negotiate.

Thank Rosanne M
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Magnificent, busy, crowded outdoor market with unbelievable fish and seafood and beautiful produce: a cook's paradise.

Thank Panajody
Reviewed 17 June 2012

The place is really stylish, nice bar and huge place where it's possible to chill out listening a really good selected music. The Security Staff is really professional and ready to afford every kind of situation, my mark is 5 STARS LUXURY as the referent...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2012

This market gives you an idea how markets have run in this region for many years the only problem is that what's being sold is mainly cheap junk brought in from china, I suggest taking an hour car drive to Ortiga for a much more...More

Thank Brucefil
Reviewed 12 April 2012

A must visit if you are in sicily. Be careful to be there very early as the market is off at 13.00. Idea for some good bargains as they sell really a lot of items

1  Thank Rene F
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Does not require much time, and get there by mid-morning latest. Interesting fish market.

Thank MuffinDordogne
Reviewed 30 January 2012

great for seeing the locals up close. Wide variety of seafood and vegetables available.

Thank Chris L
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