Southern Europe

Road markets in Greece are called laikes agores (λαϊκές αγορές) in plural, or laiki marketplace (λαϊκή αγορά) in particular, signifying “individuals’ market”. They are exceptionally regular all over Greece, including the capital, Athens. Normal (week by week) morning markets sell generally new produce from cultivating cooperatives – organic product, vegetables, fish and blossoms/plants. Some family unit things and arranged nourishments are frequently accessible. marketplace

Yearly road markets (panigyri(a)) happen around places of worship upon the arrival of their supporter holy person. These occur in the nights and have a more merry character, frequently including attractions and food slows down. The products sold reach from attire and assistants to family unit things, furniture, toys and knickknacks. Athens additionally has a few bazaars/encased business sectors.

New Market (Nea Agora), Rhodes Island, Greece

Focal Municipal Market, Athinas Street, Athens – a nineteenth century market


Additional data: List of shopping territories and markets in Rome

Additional data: List of squares in Florence

Campo de’ Fiori, Rome

Mercato del Vino Chiatia Classico Gallo Nero – occasional wine reasonable, Greve, Chianti[111]

Mostra Mercato Internazionale dell’Artigiano – occasional crafted works’ market, Fortezza da Basso[112]

Mostra Mercato Internazionale dell’Antiquaratio – occasional collectibles’ market, Palazzo Shrozzi

Mercato centrale di San Lorenzo, Florence[113]

Testaccio Market, Rome

Old and notable Italian commercial centers

Trajan’s Market, Rome – vestiges of antiquated commercial center

Loggia de Mercato Nuovo, Florence, worked somewhere in the range of 1547 and 1551 by Giovanni Battista del Tasso and is right now under restoration[114]

Loggia de Mercado Vecchio, presently obliterated


In Spain, two kinds of retail market can be recognized; lasting business sectors and intermittent business sectors. Perpetual business sectors are regularly housed in a structure devoted to the utilization of stallholders and sellers. Occasional business sectors show up in the roads and courts on explicit days, for example, ends of the week or celebration days and frequently sell items made by neighborhood craftsmans including calfskin merchandise, style extras, particularly scarves and outfit gems. Merchants at intermittent business sectors ordinarily erect tents or canvas shades to give some kind of transitory cover for themselves and customers. Produce advertises, ranchers’ business sectors and swap meets are on the whole typical. Also, road sellers are a generally regular sight across most pieces of Spain. Road sellers wander around looking for a reasonable setting, for example, a court, access to a railroad station or sea shore front where they spread their merchandise out on mats. Items sold by road merchants are of profoundly factor quality.


Primary article: List of business sectors in Barcelona

The principal solid recorded references to business sectors in Barcelona date to the tenth century. Barcelona, around then, was a walled city and the main outdoors market was held external the dividers, (in the territory currently known as Plaça de l’àngel). A trader locale before long grew up around the market. During the nineteenth century, various covered business sectors were raised, explicitly Santa Caterina Market (1844); San Josep (c. 1840), Llibertat (1875), San Antoni (1882), Barceloneta (1884), Concepció and Hostafrancs (1888), Clot and Poblenou (1889) and Abaceria in Gracia (1892).[115]

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