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San Benedetto market

Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 667 5614
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A bit disappointing compared to other European markets

Interesting to have a look around but it was really not that extensive nor interesting. Think of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ann B
Sydney, Australia
Visit beteren 7:00 & 14:00

Great market to visit when you’re in Cagliari. But be smart and go a bit earlier than us. We didn’t... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Huizen, The Netherlands
via mobile
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This open-air market in Sardinia's principal city is noisy, busy, colorful and lots of fun.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local market” (6 reviews)
“fish market” (5 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 667 5614
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting to have a look around but it was really not that extensive nor interesting. Think of La Boqueria in Barcelona or some of the markets in Asia and Australia and it does not compare. Something to do if you happen to be in Cagliari...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great market to visit when you’re in Cagliari. But be smart and go a bit earlier than us. We didn’t know the exact times and arrive just before 14:00 when the market was already closing down.

Thank TM-op-reis
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We made the mistake of not realising that there was just food at the market. We did enjoy it and we were happy to have gone.

Thank Gina W
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Two floor market, one floor with mainly fish, other floor with meat, cheese, vegetables,... We went on a Saturday noon, the market was stuffed. Great experience, would like to have this market next door at home :-)

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I went here with high expectations, thinking it would be better than those in Adelaide and Melbourne (Australia) but I was a little disappointed. It was a lot of repetition of the same thing. I was expecting more variety. It was interesting though seeing the...More

Thank Heidy B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A nice local market. Great to see the types of fish and meats available and the speciality of some of the traders.

Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable experience. lots of local produce. The fish market was as enjoyable as ever. Not a polystyrene package or clingfilm insight.

1  Thank leslie b
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had just come from the amazing markets in Sicily and the San Benedetto Market is a good one. Go early in the morning to feel like one of the locals. Top floor is produce, meats, cheeses and baked goods while the bottom floor is...More

2  Thank Meredith A
Reviewed 31 October 2016

If one truly wants to learn about a local region in Europe then a trip to the local market is a must. The local vendors at Mercado Comunale Di San Benedetto, Cagliari sell everything from honey; seafood to include local fish, shrimp/langostinos, mussels, oysters, octopus,...More

2  Thank osimajorusaf
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We walked from our apartment in Castello to the market in around 10 minutes. This is where the locals shop and the produce on offer is fresh as fresh and looked very inviting. If I were staying or living in Cagliari this is where i'd...More

Thank nazza1968
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