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Mercatini dell’usato – The other side of shopping in Italy

Many travelers who plan a trip to Italy are looking forward to shopping for in such well-known locales as the Via Dei Condotti in Rome for the latest in Italian fashions or Murano in Venice for Hand-blown glassware.  But for those looking for unique bargains may want to seek out the mercatini dell’usato or second-hand markets.  These open street-markets can be found in most small towns and villages and can be rich with amazing bargains.

16th c Florentine Market

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