Tuesday, 7 October 2014

CAMPO DE' FIORI MARKET, ROME

Rome's oldest market is held on Campo Dei Fiori (Flora's Courtyard, not 'flower market'). Here you will find the best fish in the city, fresh vegetables and attractively-piled fruit, spice, as well as kitchen utensils, tablecloths and toys.

The open air market in Campo de’ Fiori is undeniably one of Rome’s most famous. Much of this has to do with its location. It is pretty much the only open air market left in the centre of Rome (except for the one in Trastevere). All of Rome’s rioni, or neighbourhoods used to have an open air market. Sadly, things change. Due to transformed shopping habits, rising real estate prices and shifting family customs most of these markets have died a slow death over the last two decades...

This post is part of the Nature Footsteps Floral Macros meme,
and also part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Ruby Tuesday meme.










7 comments:

  1. such glorious abundance... will you share this with I Heart Macro too:-)

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  2. Wow!!! Such a lot of produce, and all of it so tempting!! I love the way the spices are packaged!!

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  3. I love all the colours of the flowers, fruits and veggies.

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  4. What a wonderful market. I would love to stroll the aisles. - Margy

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  5. such beautiful images of the market.

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  6. Oh Wow! such a happening place..... love the colors.....Wonderful...:)

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  7. Such a feast for both eyes and mouth. :)

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