There are dozens of markets in Rome. From the most famous Porta Portese to a number of smaller street markets. We’ll try to review a new one every week, starting from the closer ones, the historical, the most popular ones… looking forward to visiting them all!
Together with every market review you will find two pages: Alice's wonderland, describing the market through the eyes of a little girl, Just around the corner suggesting some points of interest at walking distance from each market and a photo gallery
Together with Metronio and Trieste (Via Chiana) markets, Pinciano, covered market in Antonelli street, has fought against a city council resolution which was putting at risk the survival of the 3 buildings to allocate the space to another use, until it was rejected in April 2013. We visited the market the day after this good news
Condottieri / Labicano Market
An open air market which tries to put together the ‘classic soul’ with new proposals: a stall of accessories for cakes, kids wear, fresh made pasta, gifts and a ladies hairdresser. Despite some vendors ‘historical’, the market as we know it today has only existed for a decade, with the sixty stalls offering a wide range for a complete shopping
It’s the only one in Rome – and even in Italy, as far as we know – open until late hours. Parioli’s market is now pioneering a new way of living the market, thanks to the initiative of some young vendors: not only during official hoursand not only traditional offer but also street food, aperitivo and an ice cream corner, which allows a “second shift”, until 11 pm