Mercati di Rialto, Venice

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Mercati di Rialto stands in the commercial center of the city, with views of the bridge of the same name as well as the Grand Canal. With fruit, fish, and vegetables featured prominently, you'd be challenged to find a better market to wander through in Venice. You can go here before any other attraction, as this opens before anything else in the city. Visitors with kitchen access may want to make daily visits. Vendors also sell leatherwork, jewelry, and other tourist trinkets. Plan to visit Mercati di Rialto and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Venice attractions using our Venice travel planner.
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  • beautiful, original market without the very large tour run near the Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal. There is plenty of fresh fish, fruit and vegetables at reasonable prices. Ringsrum there are also bakeries. From the market you can also translate with a gondola (Traghetto) for 2€ to the other shore.
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  • What a good market, there is everything being very pleasant to walk around to see all that it offers, very good variety.
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  • Lovely place. Market and visitor saloon. Varied gastronomic offer of exceptional quality.
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  • Apparently, the market is nowhere near as bustling as it used to be, but that makes it kind of nice. EVERYTHING IS SUPER FRESH! My only wish was a kitchen to cook in, but I was on vacation. Lots of interesting sights and sounds. Beware of the seagulls. They're strong and always hungry!
  • We had a lot of fun walking around the market. We ended up buying some sun-dried tomatoes and some Pancetta to take home. If you like markets - this is definitely recommended!
  • As a seafood lover, I always visit the local’s seafood market no matter where I go. Wasn’t a huge market and there isn’t place for you to dine in but we saw these local oyster. They willing to clean and open for us so we got a pack. Super fresh oyster and really reasonable price as consider we have been eating oyster from the restaurant for few times in Italy..
  • Fantastic sights, sounds and smells of a true market! Definitely with the visit!
  • Visited with a local chef as part of a cooking class. Fresh veggies and fruit looked amazing. Learned about new vegetables and new varieties of familiar ones.
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