Turin is one of the largest cities in the land of the boot in terms of population. Surprisingly it was relatively anonymous for tourists from the Holy Land until recent years. However, it is slowly becoming more familiar, every year, more travelers from Israel visit it.
Among the city’s most central tourist centers is the famous complex in which the buildings are associated with a mysterious palace. Including the palace gate and the market of the palace gate.
Be that as it may, the market of the Palace Gate attracts many visitors every day, among whom, of course, are market lovers, but it is a great attraction for anyone who enjoys the shopping experience.
In this case, it is a unique and colorful shopping experience with a great atmosphere and various bargains at affordable prices alongside handicrafts made by the locals who present their wares in the market.
The market of the palace gate started about 100 years ago, right at the beginning of the last century. Slowly became one of the most popular markets in the region, among other things, due to its colossal area, which extends over a large part of the area of the square of the Republic and as such it is the largest open market in Italy and in Europe as a whole.
There are over a thousand shops and stalls of all types and species in the market, and if you are missing something or are looking for a unique item, you will most likely find them in this market. Among the things you can find during your visit to the market are various textile products, adult and children’s clothing, household items including handmade tools, organic vegetables and fruits, fish and meat products, street food, flower stands, and what not.
In addition to the many stalls, the market also serves as a popular stopping point among guided tours that are carried out throughout the city (and there are also specific tours dedicated to touring the market without additional stops), and it hosts various activities such as events and festivals, open-air performances and much more.
If you want to make the most of your visit to the market, it is recommended to stock up on cash and devote a good few hours to the subject. Keep in mind that due to the size of the market and the wide variety of products sold in it, you may be hungry and thirsty – you can meet these needs in the market itself, but it is better to stock up ahead of time with a bottle of water, snacks and, of course, comfortable walking shoes.