Piazza Vittorio Emanuele is the site of a popular Roman market. Staying near the piazza allows you to be close to major monuments such as the Colosseum. Piazza Vittorio Emanuele itself is a busy square located near Termini station. A metro station is located here and trams run past the square, making it great for accessing other parts of the city. The market on the square takes place from Monday to Saturday, from early in the morning until the afternoon.
Markets are a great way to see a bit of Roman life, and the one at Piazza Vittorio Emanuele is no exception. In this largest open-air food market in Rome, you'll find a wide variety of fresh fruit, vegetables and much more. You'll be looking for bargains along with the locals. You may not find vendors here who speak English, but if you find something interesting, don't be afraid to just point and gesture. Prices are listed in kilograms. You will find more than just food here though. Stalls are often laden with clothes, household items or little electronic gadgets. When you're done browsing through the stalls, if you're still hungry you're in a great area for international cuisine. Either in the piazza or nearby it, you'll discover ethnic restaurants of all kinds. This can be a great opportunity if you want to try another version of some of your favorite international foods.
Address: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, 38, 00185 Roma, Italy