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Fun, but go at the right time of day

We attended on a Saturday, though the place is open every day. It closes and is dead as a doornail... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tony L
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
A bit sad

The day we went only a few shops were open. I love rummaging for collectibles but I wasn't enticed... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We attended on a Saturday, though the place is open every day. It closes and is dead as a doornail from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. When stallholders have lunch. There is a row of tin sheds constructed apparently at random, some around the trunks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some quite unusual - if slightly shabby - antiques, especially tiles, in a series of shops and stalls on both sides of this small street. Worth a look as there are some very different antiques from the usual fare.

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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Buttons, chandeliers, shells, chairs....you name it, they are selling it. Cash is king. Closes by 2. Beyond the fruit and flower market.

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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

The day we went only a few shops were open. I love rummaging for collectibles but I wasn't enticed by anything here. It really looked like it had seen better days.

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Reviewed June 14, 2017

This is probably not fair, but the market is more hype and it is worth! OK, so we were there early in May, not prime time tourist season, and before noon for that matter. The so called market is consist of rather large tin shacks...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2016

Came across this place by accident. Looks really interesting, a street full of sheds full of antiques and stuff. Trouble is when you are flying it is difficult to buy any of this kind of stuff.

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Varied selection..everything from bric a brac to a caretto for 5 thousand..lots to see and something for everyone Other than the Modica market (only last Sunday of the month)it is truly difficult to find antiques in Sicily

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