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Merchant Street Market

Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Nice walk

Not sure where the market should be or maybe it's placed somwhere else, but this street is a beauty... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Aleksandar S
,
Belgrade, Serbia
via mobile
No market, but a beautiful street

There was no market in evidence when I was here during the last week of February, so it has either... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
GeysirGal
,
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Not sure where the market should be or maybe it's placed somwhere else, but this street is a beauty for itself. Parallel to the Republic street, but much less crowded, it goes all the way through Valletta, and has some nice shops along the way.

1  Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

There was no market in evidence when I was here during the last week of February, so it has either moved or closed. Still, the street makes for an interesting exploration, being somewhat quieter and less touristy than neighboring Republican Street, especially with the Carnival...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It's as beautiful and big as the sister street republic but with less people on it , I personally having to push a buggy preferred that one instead. Loads of shops and eateries but know that the market moved to a different place

Thank IordanisG
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Making this street pedonestale is one of the best thing for Valletta... one can really enjoy walking around and admiring the buildings .. without the cars and the street market.. the place shows off more of the architecture and interesting buildings. A nice place to...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I rambled around the market such as it was for a very short period of time before exploring a little further afield in this little history steeped gem of a city. The views of the Grand harbour are spectacular, and it's a joy to lose...More

Thank 4kix2015
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Have been there on 19th or 20.th of September 2016. Market has moved to Ordnance Street (near the bridge/Burger King at the bus terminal and entrance of Valletta). There have been only a few shops left (About 5-6 or 7). Very small. Also have been...More

2  Thank Pascal W
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I loved wandering the streets of Valletta, even on a Sunday there were still plenty of people and open shops. A few nic restaurants and beautiful views to all sides. The old beuildings are amazinf and there is a great vibe!

1  Thank IDW999
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Not worth a special visit as it is, for the time being, moved as others have said. Very limited now. Hoping its just temporary although suspect it may be due to the cafe and bar owners wanting the space as they are now using most...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We visited Valletta and tried to find this daily market. We got a map from tourist information and it showed the market to be in the lower end of merchant street. We walked down that way but no market ?! We began ambling back up...More

Thank m-s-nomads
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Closed for renovation Arrived on September 6th 2016 and went off to buy some fresh produce only to discover it is in the midst of being improved. We were so disappointed.

1  Thank lesleydoh
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