21 Street Markets in Italy that you should visit - With photos & details

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21 Street Markets to explore in Italy

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Corso Buenos AiresCorso Buenos Aires, Milano MI, Italy

Corso Buenos Aires is an important commercial street in Milan, with over 350 points of sale for various types of goods, an overall daily turnover among the highest in the world, and an average of one hundred thousand people every day. it is one of the longest commercial promenades in Europe. Its shape recalls the American type, especially the Fifth Avenue of New York.

Corso UmbertoCorso Umberto, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy

The Corso Umberto I is one of the most recent historical streets of Naples. 1.3 kilometers long, it is a major artery that connects the city center to the railway station.  The road starts from Piazza Giovanni Bovio and continues straight to Piazza Garibaldi, where the Napoli Centrale station is located (it was in fact called "Piazza Della Ferrovia"), passing Piazza Nicola Amore, named after the mayor who was the architect of the recovery.

Corso VannucciCorso Vannucci, Perugia PG, Italy

Corso Vannucci is the main street of Perugia . The street, which takes its name from Pietro Vannucci , a painter born in Città della Pieve and famous with the nickname Il Perugino , develops between imposing and important buildings: Palazzo dei Priori (, Palazzo dei Notari (15th century), Casa di Baldo degli Ubaldi, church of Sant'Isidoro, Palazzo Donini (1716).

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele IIPiazza del Duomo, 20123 Milano MI, Italy

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is  an elegant nineteenth-century shopping arcade which houses some of the most luxurious boutiques in Milan. It  is located between two of the main monuments in Milan: il Duomo and the Teatro alla Scala. It also contains some of the nice restaurants, including some of the oldest establishments of Milan. The massive Galleria makes for a stunning sight, and its enormous dimensions have made it an overnight sensation ever since it was opened to the people of Milan.

Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei RolliVia Garibaldi, 12r, 16124 Genova GE, Italy

Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli is the name of a site included in the World Heritage Site located in the historic center of Genoa.  They are a group of streets built by the Genoese aristocracy between the second half of the sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth century when the Republic of Genoa was at the height of its maritime and financial power.

Mercato CentralePiazza del Mercato Centrale, Via dell'Ariento, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

The Central Market of Florence is located between via dell'Ariento , via Sant'Antonino, via Panicale and piazza del Mercato Centrale . It was one of the results of the rehabilitation period, from the period of Florence as the capital of Italy at the end of the 19th century. Inside the market, vendors sell various primary ingredients of Tuscan cuisine. In the northern corner of the market, there is a seafood area in which vendors sell fish and shell fish that have been wild-caught in Italy or imp

Mercato del CapoVia Cappuccinelle, ., 90138 Palermo PA, Italy

Il Capo is an ancient and well-known district in the historic center of Palermo ; with the same term the people of Palermo also indicate the market held there and with which the neighborhood identifies itself. The Capo market, together with the other Palermo markets such as Ballarò , La Vucciria , Lattarini and the Flea Market , is an important retail agri-food outlet.

Porta PalazzoPiazza della Repubblica, 10152 Torino TO, Italy

Porta Palazzo is one of the five parts of the Aurora district of Turin.  Its centerpiece is the octagonal Piazza Della Repubblica which, with its51 300  m², is the largest square in the city and hosts the largest outdoor market in Europe every day. The rest of the sub-district is between the Dora Riparia, Corso Regina Margherita, Corso Giulio Cesare, and Corso Regio Parco.

Ragione PalacePiazza delle Erbe, 35100 Padova PD, Italy

The palace was built at the beginning of the 13th century and originally served as a court building in Padua. Along the open loggia on both sides are many dealers and around both squares you can experience daily market activity. All day on Saturdays and during the week in the morning, merchants cry their wares here. The palace separates the two market squares of Piazza delle Erbe from Piazza dei Frutti. It is popularly called "il Salone".

Trajan's MarketVia Quattro Novembre, 94, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

The Trajan's Market is certainly the most illustrious example of administrative efficiency - combined with the usual grandiose architecture - in the history of the imperial city. It currently holds the Museum of Imperial Forums. It is considered to be Rome’s first “shopping center”. The exhibitions are comprised of models and videos that accompany the various remains that are left from the Imperial Forums to try to transport visitors to classical Roman times.

Via CondottiVia dei Condotti, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Via Condotti is a street in central Rome that dates back to the ancient Roman era.  It is known for its fashion boutiques. Major names in fashion have shops along the street. Being near the Spanish steps, the street is visited by large numbers of tourists.

Via dei TribunaliVia dei Tribunali, Napoli NA, Italy

The major decumanus , currently called Via dei Tribunali, is a street in the historic center of Naples, Italy. It is, together with the lower decumanus and the upper decumanus , one of the three most important streets of ancient Greek urbanism. The street, the most important urbanist of the three, constitutes the nerve center of the decumanos of Naples.

Via del CorsoVia del Corso, Roma RM, Italy

Via del Corso is a well-known historical street in the center of Rome that connects piazza Venezia to piazza del Popolo and measures approximately 1.6 kilometers. It is the central artery of the road complex known as the Trident. Today, the Corso is a popular place for the passeggiata, the evening stroll for the populace to be seen and to see others. It is also an important shopping street for tourists and locals alike.

Via dell'IndipendenzaVia dell'Indipendenza, Bologna BO, Italy

Via dell'Indipendenza, commonly called Via Indipendenza, is a street in the historic center of Bologna that leads from Piazza Maggiore to Bologna Centrale station, marking the border between the districts of Porto-Saragozza and Santo Stefano in the city of Bologna.  Today, Via Indipendenza is considered the main shopping area of ​​the Emilian-Romagna capital, also crossing the Cathedral of San Pietro, the Arena del Sole, and Piazza VIII Agosto.

Via EtneaVia Etnea, Catania CT, Italy

The Via Etnea is the main street of the historic center of Catania. It winds in the south-north direction, has a straight course and is about 2.8 kilometers long. It goes from Piazza del Duomo to the Tondo Gioeni . This catastrophe almost completely devastated the city of Catania and two thirds of its inhabitants died under the rubble.

Via GaribaldiVia Garibaldi, Genova GE, Italy

Via Garibaldi, with its architectural wealth and imposing buildings, is one of the main streets of Genoa and one of the largest in the historic centre. Originally Strada Maggiore, then Strada Nuova but known until the nineteenth century as Via Aurea (the Golden Street). In 1882 it was renamed in honour of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Since July 2006 it is inscribed in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site Genoa: the Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli.

Via Monte NapoleoneVia Monte Napoleone, 20121 Milano MI, Italy

The beautiful Via Monte Napoleone traces the old city walls built by Roman Emperor Maximian. In the first half of the 19th century, the street was reconstructed almost entirely in a neoclassical style and lined with the palaces of Milan's highest aristocracy.   Via Monte Napoleone is particularly famous for its ready-to-wear clothing- and jewelry shops.

Via San Gregorio ArmenoVia S. Gregorio Armeno, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy

Via San Gregorio, Armeno is a street in the historic center of Naples, famous for tourism for the artisan shops of nativity scenes.  The street which is popularly called San Liguoro. Today via San Gregorio Armeno is known all over the world as the exhibition center of the craft shops located here that now all year round make statuettes for nativity scenes, both canonical and original.

Via ToledoVia Toledo, Napoli NA, Italy

Via Toledo is an ancient street and one of the most important shopping thoroughfares in the city of Naples, Italy. The street was around 2 kilometers long and  It was created by Spanish viceroy Pedro de Toledo, 2nd Marquis of Villafranca in 1536.  The street is one of the most important tourist destinations of the city, with a large number of religious and monumental buildings, connecting two important city squares.

Via VenetoVia Vittorio Veneto, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Rome’s elegant street filled with cafés and luxury hotels. The great Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini made this sophisticated street famous in the 1960s. The street is named after the Battle of Vittorio Veneto, a decisive Italian victory of World War I. Federico Fellini's classic 1960 film La Dolce Vita was mostly centered on the Via Veneto area.