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Mercati di Rialto

Campo della Pescaria | Vicino il Ponte di Rialto, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 296 0658
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Located near the landmark and arched Rialto Bridge (which you’ll see pictured in countless photos of Venice), this busy daily market stands in the commercial center of the city alongside the city’s famed Grand Canal. Venetian locals and international tourists alike frequent this centuries-old market for fruit, fish, and vegetables.
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“fish market” (61 reviews)
“great market” (17 reviews)
“fruit and veg” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Campo della Pescaria | Vicino il Ponte di Rialto, 30125 Venice, Italy
San Polo
+39 041 296 0658
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you love farmers markets (and I do) this place is heaven on earth. Incredibly fresh fish with an endless variety, meats, cheeses and more fruits and vegetables than you can fathom. You need to get there early in the day and before 3:00 when...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We always try to visit the local markets to get some fresh fruit and see the unusual assortment of fruits, vegetables, and fish. There was a great variety to choose from with plenty of local color.

Thank bobbascom
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Rialto in venice is a hub for tourists and during the day can be hideously busy with the bridge rammed with people taking pictures. So to get the best out of this area get out early morning for uninterupted pictures and views from the bridge....More

3  Thank shauncabry
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely little market. We managed to get a variety of different fruit and vegetables; all of which were fresh and delicious! It is only open in the morning and can get a little crowded so it's best to get there as early as possible.

Thank Bathgory
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The main reason to go to this market is that it is that the Saturday market is the largest in Venice. It was interesting to see the different types of seafood, but if you aren't actually there to buy, the rest of the market isn't...More

1  Thank eeplebneesta
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Go there to enjoy the market wonders, especially the fish market stands. You'll see tourits, of course, just like me ... but you also people from Venice who go there for their shopping, talking with the market vendors.

Thank Am_et_Mat
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We were in Venice in 2007 and never went across the Rialto Bridge. What a mistake that was. We went back in 2013 and stayed on the Market side of the bridge. What a surprise on Saturday morning when we walked out or hotel door...More

Thank Roccdj
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The two main Piasso's in Venice are St. Mark's and Rialto's. Rialto's has everything and more variety than St. Mark's. You should see St. Marks' for the Basilica and for Doge's Palace but do your shopping at Rialto. You can get very reasonably priced food...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Fishes are so fresh and price is quite reasonable. We have been to there twice and bought quite a lot of fishes, prawns and so on. However, be careful of selecting veg. Shouldn't touch, and the owners might stop you by shouting at you....

Thank babe0827
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was a cute market to stop by on our trip. You can buy all kinds of produce and sauce seasonings. Worth stopping by while we were near Ponte di Rialto. Only open in the morning so be sure to time it right.

Thank Christine M
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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Louise G
Hello I have a question about the availability of fresh flowers in Venice. I am to marry there in May and would like to make myself a modest hand tied bouquet. We are only there Thursday to Sunday, what are my chances please?! Thank you
30 March 2016|
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Response from Placido521 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of flowers, both fresh and dried, at the market. I saw many shops nearby and others in town that had flowers. It is always best to go early in the day for the largest selection of both food and flowers! Good... More
I'm visiting Venice in November will this market still be open and what days & times? :) thank you
7 October 2015|
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
to ad to my earlier reply - the market is not open Sunday - the fish market is not open Sunday or Monday.
What time is the Rialto Market open on Sundays in October? How active is the market on Sunday mornings?
8 June 2015|
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Response from lynndds | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is closed Sunday.