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Viale Papiniano Market

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Address: Milan, Italy

Thrifty shoppers head on over to this flea market, where you can find great...

Thrifty shoppers head on over to this flea market, where you can find great deals on quality leathers and cashmeres.

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Narrow but nice

If you like markets this is the place. Fruit and vegetables, cheese, fish, clothes and household stuff. A lot of stands offer the same stuff. Especially the non-food section is... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Sandra v
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well I felt sorry for Sandra's husband and the bloke called r2d2.Visited on a Tuesday morning food part is superb lots of local produce beautifully set out,I think to describe it as a flea market is wrong and perhaps something was lost in translation.The Market is well supervised so there are no foreign knock offs but lots of last seasons... More 

Thank Roefamily
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If you like markets this is the place. Fruit and vegetables, cheese, fish, clothes and household stuff. A lot of stands offer the same stuff. Especially the non-food section is very narrow and crowded. But I think it's fun and enjoyed myself. My husband didn't and was happy to leave.

Thank Sandra v
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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334 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Yes it's busy, if you want a bargain 1€ shoes were a good price, You have to sift thru but I managed, bags, shoes, jeans , men's shirts Fruit and veg is a good place to watch and see how they eat and shop, fish Is a good place to see, meats and cheese Yes join the crowds

Thank Havefun830
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464 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Upon my enquiry at a tourist information centre, I was informed that this is a flea market. My wife and I had a quick lunch and rushed to this place. This turned out to be a disappointment as it was not a typical flea market with collectibles. There are many fruit and vegetable stalls .The other stalls mainly sold cheap... More 

Thank CKY281
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This market runs for quite a few blocks, starting at the north end as a food market and turning into a crazy mix of stalls selling everything from sheets to shoes. The food market is centered on Viale Papiniano and is fantastic, particularly if you are actually looking for fresh groceries for a meal (or a picnic). The clothing, etc.... More 

1 Thank slsnyc
Cork, Ireland
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Cheap Stalls - not much of interest Didn't think much of this to be honest. The food section was quite small - nothing like as good as Mercato di Via Osoppo.

1 Thank MichaelMcCann
Haifa, Israel
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Like an open air " museum ״ . A huge veraity of fresh vegetable, fruits and fish. Clean and colorful. A must to visit for all the open air markets fans!!

5 Thank Arie M
Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

Saturday's crowded-overcrowded with buyers looking for inexpensive- new- day to day items. Small kitchen goods and clothing/shoes/leather/linens. Food at rock bottom prices. If you are looking for Milan's top designers, this isn't it. If you are looking for a no name cashmere sweatre under 10 euros, you'll be in heaven! Parking is difficult but is always this way on market... More 

7 Thank smatjapan
Vrsac, Serbia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Aside of nice market for fruits and vegetable on Tuesdays and Saturdays in the middle of the street it is formed market with goods of questionable quality. Here and there you can found some quality stuff but not from any famous brands. Definitely this is not the place for shopping quality clothing at low prices. The option of purchasing cheap... More 

7 Thank kbrana
Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I went to the Papiniano Market expecting a real flea market with second hand and antique stuff. When I arrived there I found (to my dismay) that it was mostly just any typical european market selling factory stock, wrongly produced and fake (brand) clothes. It did have a large section of fruits and vegetables, that was nice, but the clothing... More 

7 Thank Coen d

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