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Mercato del Capo

Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Da Porta Carini a Piazza Beati Paoli
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  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this market is a must visit. A cacophony of colour, smell, food and loud bargaining. It is an absolute experience. Wander down the streets and see food which is not in any supermarket, the fruit is huge and delicious. Fresh and exotic fish is...More

Thank minosa4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get the flavor of the area by a quick detour to the marketplace. One of 4 in the city, this is the main market an goes on for a few streets. Mostly food and a lot of seafood. As a tourist you get a sense...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It is a really special place to visit. Lot of life and stuff to see/buy. It feels kind of unsafe on the evening.

Thank Beacsku
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A must-see in the very heart of Palermo is the Capo outdoor market. This ancient market has been doing business at the same location so long that no one really remembers when it began. The colors, the activity, the bargaining amid the shouts of sellers...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We've been very lucky to nab a air bnb over the market. Literally above the market. It's fantastic! Full of delicious produce, some bare with our English, some no so much! Great street food and bakery treats. Highly recommend visiting, especially if you have a...More

Thank Georgie d
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed some street food and a drink at this amazing market. All excellent. Enjoyed watching the clearing up of the market after lunch the banter amongst the workers. Why would you need to book a tour to see the street markets is beyond me! Capo...More

Thank ClareofTralee
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

OVERALL: Friendly vendors selling fresh local veggies, fish, cheese, and bread. Wander, look, picture and taste a disappearing European daily ritual. We went with a local to buy ingredients for a hearty lunch. Fresh bread from Monreale, swordfish caught overnight, veggies from local nurseries and...More

Thank nc3042017
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It is a colourful market. Check the days you want to visit the market. It stays closed certain days & time. Essence of Palermo.

1  Thank Neha B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is an easy to reach market which serves the local population with fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, spice, and bakery. Although there are occasional "market tour groups" the market is still largely unspoiled. There is no need of a tour guide as the market is...More

3  Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and I visited Palermo for my birthday and our anniversary and we took a food tour of Mercato del Capo on a Sunday. Best food tour ever!!! Most venders were open as we were worried they would be closed up. We ate some...More

2  Thank Coach T
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Em D
7 September 2016|
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Patricia M
2 September 2016|
Response from Silvia C |
it's close to the teatro Massimo in Palermo, just behind. It start from Porta Carini and finish in Piazza Beati Paoli.
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