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Piata Centrala

Str. Mitropolit Varlaam, 63 | Bulevardul Ștefan cel Mare și Sfînt, Chisinau 2001, Moldova
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Absolute chaos

We tried to look around the market and get to the food part. The sidewalks are occupied, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anfrist
,
Bucharest
via mobile
Children's clothes and toys

This market is worth a visit if you're in Chisinau. Prices are low and you can find bargains such... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
KTBergsten
,
Karlskrona, Sweden
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Str. Mitropolit Varlaam, 63 | Bulevardul Ștefan cel Mare și Sfînt, Chisinau 2001, Moldova
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"colorful market"
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"fresh fruits and vegetables"
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"buy something"
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"piata"
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"clothing"
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"selling"
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"material"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to look around the market and get to the food part. The sidewalks are occupied, the traffic is horrible in the mornings and it's full of shady persons. Tons of cheap low quality products and although we love Central markets we abandoned the...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

This market is worth a visit if you're in Chisinau. Prices are low and you can find bargains such as childrens clothes if you spend some time there. I found very nice gloves for children for only like 2 Euros e.g. And there are cheap...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2017

This market is in no way the kind of place where you find souvenirs or anything you need to buy to take home. Mostly this is walking destination where you can watch local people live their lives. I did find it interesting to look at....More

1  Thank Joshiewoshie
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

Traditional agricultural products. Selling with Moldovian atmosphere - on the street: live animals, fresh milk products, fresh fruits and vegetables, but also clothing etc.

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Good place to buy something fresh. Pay is possible only by cash, but some ATM is very close to the market. Be prepared for traffic jam and chaos close to the market.

Thank Martin J
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Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

the classic flea market. you can find a lot of material. if Soviet gadget enthusiast is the place. very interesting.

1  Thank Marco S
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Reviewed December 17, 2016

Visited in June 2012 after a charity Cycle event. Thought this was an amazing place, so many people going about there business. Place was buzzing and so busy. Great to buy local food especially fruit and veg

Thank Colin C
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

Very big local market with many different shops. Very crowded so look out for shoplifters. Locals speak quite good English

1  Thank HannuV
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

As has been mentioned in other reviews, it's really not a traditional tourist sight. It's also not the best place to buy souvenirs. Other than the small group of people selling Soviet era memorabilia in the park, I'm not sure we ever found a great...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

It is not the most colorful market in Eastern Europe, but it is the biggest in Moldova and certainly merits a visit. Go there relatively early (definitely before noontime) to see all the farmers selling their products. it is a good place to buy fruits,...More

1  Thank 70ava
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