Between culinary art and Roman memories

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Piazza Duomo, Piazza Cavalli, Piazzetta Mercanti
Wednesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
The market stands located in Piazza Cavalli, during the period of the Christmas fair may, optionally, extend the selling hours until 19. This market is where food is sold, but also other goods such as clothes and flowers. In the Piazza del Duomo there are benches with products at km 0.


Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
The counters sell both food and clothing.


Saturday from 7 to 12.30 p.m.
It is perhaps the most inconvenient market to reach from the centre, and is usually full of residents of the slightly suburban Besurica district.



For shopping the two main streets are Via XX Settembre and Corso Vittorio Emanuele, where you can find department stores and high fashion shops. A much awaited event as regards shopping, is the “Sbaracco”, which is held on the last Saturday of summer sales, where all shops display their goods on the streets.
A street outside the Centre but full of shops is certainly Via Dante, not far from the Facsal.
As for shopping centres, there are four main shopping centres in the city:
Auchan: after the Po Bridge, where there are about forty shops and the supermarket of the same name.
Fax Hall: next to the station, in a special location, which is worth visiting as it stands on Roman walls. Here you can also find McDonald’s, the perfect stop for a small moment of refreshment after a train trip, before visiting the city.
Gothic: at the gates of the city, near the motorway exit and the ring road.
Galaxy: close to a multiplex cinema, also located outside the centre.

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