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3 weeks ago
“Cute shopping area for first time visitors, but be prepared to inspect bags and haggle.”
4 weeks ago
“Lively Marketplace!”
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Piazza della Repubblica | Corner of Via Porta Rossa & Via Por Santa Maria Calimala, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They were only displaying the largest cones for sale which were 10 euros( only discovered on payment and I asked for a lemon ice cream it was only when I left the shop that I realised that inside the lemon was a blob of green...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A decent selection of goods, some stalls have similar goods and some stalls have bags of lesser quality. Inspect the bags, not only the leather but the clasps and construction, and be prepared to haggle. You can usually at least get some smaller leather souvenirs...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the locals know him as a piglet in reality it is wild boar and all part of the folk law and history of the area. Rub his nose for luck. It’s is a bit of fun next to a leather market. Remember to negotiate...More

Thank RMPurton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not far from the Ponte Vecchio on the corner of Via Porta Rossa & Via Por Santa Maria Calimala, is the New Market. This arcade with its wide Renaissance-style arches, was built halfway through the 16th century to accommodate the silk and precious objects trade....More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed walking around here. There are beautiful things to but from purses, bags, backpacks, so many thing. Totally a spot to check out!And

Thank Astrid A
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Its a nice old covered square but now taken over by canvas covered stalls selling leather handbags and purses

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The ladies love to browse. If your a guy and have no interest in browsing, wander over to the wild hog. The best part of this attraction is watching knuckleheads run the nose and take pictures. BTW, the oriinal sculpture is in the Uffizi.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Mercato Nuovo is just another one of those "exciting" markets where you walk around mindlessly for an extended period of time, either out of curiosity, or perhaps looking for a bargain, which ends up being a disaster.... You get the drift!!!

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Don't seek this out but it's worth a look if you are passing nearby. Very disappointed to see that not all the goods were Italian made leather, in my opinion bags were over priced, and all the stalls were offering the same goods. I bought...More

Thank LouLou_and_Scottie
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This market located close to Piazza della Signoria is mainly just a tourist trap with each stall selling the same items with none to very small variations, bags, scarfs and other souvenirs. Look for better deals away from here.

Thank SoCalOregonian
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Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time
will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past
times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can
reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
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