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Mercato di Ballarò

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"The Mercato di Ballarò is the oldest and largest market in Palermo, Sicily. It is a sprawling marketplace that occupies several streets and squares in the heart of the city. The market has been in continuous operation since the 10th century, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Mercato di Ballarò is a vibrant and chaotic place. It is a place where people come together to buy, sell, and socialize. It is a place where the city's past and present collide."
"There are three main markets in Palermo, and Ballaró is the largest. It has become quite touristy over the past years, so I would recommend getting there early in the morning to actually see the locals do their shopping, and if you have time book a food tour so a local can take you to the best stands for some street food "
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"I attended the market as part of a tour with The Cheeky Chef (Linda Sarris). It was incredible - I highly recommend going with Linda, she knows everyone. It's a busy market and can be overwhelming if you don't know your way around. "

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