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San Benedetto market

Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 667 5614
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A wonderful assault on the senses

Not to be missed indoor market with meat and veg on the ground floor, fish in the basement (follow... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
Dave W
Rugby, United Kingdom

Great to visit! If u a seafood lover, it's a must. First floor is seafood, second fruits, meats... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
Dmitry C
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 section” (4 reviews)
“fish market” (4 reviews)
Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 667 5614
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Not to be missed indoor market with meat and veg on the ground floor, fish in the basement (follow the smell and flies). We drove into the city from our villa and found it really easy to navigate and park (courtesy of T Hotel). Impossible...More

2  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Great to visit! If u a seafood lover, it's a must. First floor is seafood, second fruits, meats, milk produce. Interesting to see local specialties and prices. Good choices! The market is not big, you can do the entire thing in 30 min. Buy local...More

Thank Dmitry C
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Amazing cookies in the low floor. Cheap fruit and excellent horse meat. Remember, it's closed at 4 pm.

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nice market place for observation of local food and people. Come early to enjoy all the open stalls and fuss and to have options to choose from.

Thank parOFdice
Reviewed 21 May 2016

If our Alitalia flight from Rome landed on time) which it didn't - they aren't joking when they say ALITALIA stands for "Always Late In Take-off, Always Late In Attival) - we'd have about an hour before Cagliari's San Benedetto market closed for a long...More

1  Thank Athansor27
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I like visiting markets to see what the local people eat. This market made me want to live in Cagliari. The market is easy to find if you follow a map, and Cagliari is very well signposted (each street number also indicate the name of...More

Thank weekdaysweekends
Reviewed 28 April 2016

San Benedetto market is a interesting local marketat the centre of Cagliari. Do not miss the fish section at the lower floor.

Thank carolineenwillem
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you come to this town and don't visit this place you'll miss the very important part of culture. This market is fantastic. Biggest fish market in Europe. Very clean and all the food is absolutely fresh. Oysters, mussels, cheese, ham, honey - you name...More

2  Thank dleeroth
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Locals takes food seriously, smells, pinches and discuss quality.The range is local and you will not find much imported.Perhaps it can not compete with the best food market, but it should be borne in mind that Cagliari is not a large city.Missing, however, what one...More

2  Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 18 October 2015

A very large market, two stories with seafood at the lower floor. Was not easy to find and asked a lot of local people who did not even know. Later a man knew and responded that it was the best in Italy. Very crowded and...More

3  Thank CWWC
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