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Mercato Centrale

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“fresh pasta”(3 reviews)
“food market”(2 reviews)
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Via Buontalenti, 57123, Livorno, Italy
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Reviewed 10 September 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.

Thank rama1
Reviewed 31 July 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

Thank Mojoblue717
Reviewed 28 May 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

1  Thank ColinYoungie
Reviewed 29 April 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

Thank tjcarroll67
Reviewed 16 November 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.....

2  Thank Rameshlcfc
Reviewed 3 October 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

2  Thank maggy25
Reviewed 28 September 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

1  Thank John V
Reviewed 26 September 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

1  Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed 31 August 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.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to do here, mostly just a way station for other locations. Typical city without much to set it apart.

Thank Nappen
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1 February 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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26 August 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