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Mercato Centrale

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Via Buontalenti, 57123, Livorno, Italy
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All reviews outdoor market fresh pasta food market working market locals shop huge market century building worth a visit local produce stalls butcher clothing rabbits wares litre olives livornese
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Where you can see and buy all real local tastes....pay attention, it’s not a tourist market but it’s where locals everything they need to cook!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lorenzol569
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Tucked away a bit and we stumbled onto it almost by mistake. Good variety of goods. Lots of locals here so it must be good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rama1
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Visited Livorno whilst on a Cruise and not doing any long tours, decided to call into the Market, which we'd spotted whilst on a boat tour. We always look for local markets when abroad and really enjoyed our short stop here. There is a really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mojoblue717
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Our apartment was next door to this market and it is absolutely wonderful. I so wish it was a two minute walk everyday of my life. You can buy virtually anything and it goes without saying, the choice of fresh bread, pasta, fruit, vegetables, meat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank ColinYoungie
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I found the Mercato Centrale a wonderful place. Fruits and vegetables, Fresh meats, chicken and fish all on display. Breads, cheese, sausages are ready for slicing and eating. The market is dotted with coffee stands so you can get a real Italian breakfast. You can...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tjcarroll67
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Visited here as part of cruise stop over. Nice big building with interesting architecture. Walked around to absorb the atmosphere and looked around at local produce. Interesting.....

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Rameshlcfc
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Open only in the mornings (on Fridays some vendors open on the afyetnoon) the central market was rennovated some years ago, unfortunately by an architect/firm from Pisa -I say unfortunately because of the centuries-long rivalry between Livorno and Pisa. The building is (or was) one...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank maggy25
Reviewed September 27, 2017

This is a huge market mostly located inside an interesting 19th century building. There are numerous butchers, seafood sellers, fruit and vegetable sellers etc. This is where the locals shop so it was interesting to see the social activity and compare prices and quality with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank John V
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We enjoy seeing how locals shop when we're in a country or city that's new to us, whether it's grocery stores or markets. This market was a mix of tourist-centered vendors but inside there were butchers, so you know they're catering to locals. All the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I love markets! The market in Livorno is filled with smells and colours. Tasty cheeses, fabulous pastas, fresh pasta, wonderful fresh fish, cured hams, olives ....... and so much more.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Andrew D
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January 31, 2017|
Response from SimoneNannipieri | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are not much hotels near the market because in the center of the city. The nearest and good hotel is the Granduca in front of the "4 Mori" monument at the beginning of "Via Grande". From there in 5 minutes walk you... More
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August 25, 2016|
Response from Blevo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dora, there's a free bus into the town centre from the terminal then it's less than 10 minutes stroll from the main square there lots of canals to walk alongside. The terminal has a good information office and I think... More