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Mercati di Rialto

Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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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...More
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish market”(78 reviews)
“great market”(18 reviews)
“fruit and veg”(15 reviews)
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Campo della Pescaria | Vicino il Ponte di Rialto, 30125 Venice, Italy
San Polo
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife certainly enjoyed browsing the market stalls in Rialto. Much more than I did. There were lots of stalls. Fresh food, vegetable and fishes. Some of the smells were a bit on the strong side.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our tour, we got off our water taxi by the Rialto Market. Unfortunately it was late afternoon so a number of stalls were empty already.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

U will find here fish meat vegetable it really nice local market Great walk the market just after the Rialto bridge

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Definitely one of the highlights of Venice. This location is a must experienced location with something for everyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank romeop308
Reviewed 26 October 2018

An open air market, with some vendors under covered arcades, the stalls featured fresh fish, produce, spices and more. Lots of locals shopping for their groceries along with tourists picking up fresh fruit for snacks. It's always fascinating to find the very heart of a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank pookala
Reviewed 24 October 2018

When not riding a vaporetto or water taxi through the many canals, a stroll to the Rialto Market in the morning when its cool out is a wonderful experience. Enjoy the fresh fish brought in early and discover the local chefs as they shop for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Randy L
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a great, classic old fresh food and fish market. The fish market is especially fun to visit - all sorts of varieties of seafood from the day's catch. Even seagulls got in on the act as we watched them swoop in and steal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank USMA74
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The Rialto Market is a daily market full of large selections of fresh produce and fish. It is open Tuesday thru Saturday 7:30am- 12:00pm. The market is closed on Sundays and Mondays. It is where the locals shop. There are also a variety of vendors...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This market is only a couple minute walk from the Rialto bridge and worth a quick stop. The colors are vibrant and the products are beautifully arranged.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The Rialto Bridge is central to everything in Venice and if you walk anywhere you will walk across this beautiful bridge (great selfie spot as well!) The market is literally within minutes and is 100% worth a look. Beautiful types of fish, amazing smells and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James C
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Nearby
San Polo
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
...More
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LouiseG796
30 March 2016|
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Response from Placido521 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of flowers, both fresh and dried, at the market. I saw many shops nearby and others in town that had flowers. It is always best to go early in the day for the largest selection of both food and flowers! Good... More
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alicebrett
7 October 2015|
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
Hi It will still be open in November. I will check the days and get back to you. It is early morning and starts to pack up around mid day. Some people say its best to get here really early (8am). We were there around 1045... More
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maw575
7 June 2015|
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Response from Joseph D | Reviewed this property |
Terry is right on all accounts. The best time to go is very early in the morning when the restaurants and housewives are shopping. the produce is to die for. We went everyday for the sundried tomatoes which are like eating... More
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