Five most famous antique markets
For many travellers shopping is often a popular paste-time, looking for cheap clothes and electronics to local handycraft and antiques in either air-condioned shopping malls to old-fashioned traditional markets. The big shopping malls are often easy to find, but if you are looking for antiques or rare items you have to figure out of course where the best antiques market are. Here are the five most famous and most visited antiques markets in the world.
Marche aux Puces de Clignancourt, France
The market situated in the city of Paris is an antique paradise. There are approximately 3,000 stalls where you can buy a variety of knick knacks, antiques, jewelry, musical instruments to secondhand clothes. Most antique and rare times are offered at an affordable price. This market is only open on weekends and Mondays.
Rose Bowl Flea Market, United States
This market is the largest and most famous antique market in Los Angeles, United States. In the market there are about 2,500 stalls offering a variety of antique, including antique dining boxes, cultural artifacts, pillows and clothes. This market is only open on Sundays in the second week of each month from 05:00 until 16:00 (4pm) and is always full with visitors.
Brimfield Antique Show, United States
Another well-known antique market in the United States is the Brimfield Antique Show. This market is located in Massachusetts and provides more than 5,000 collections of antiques. This market also has many clothes in the 70s style. The market is only open on 6 days per month in May, July and September.
San Telmo Antiques Fair, Argentina
This antique market is located in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina between rows of old buildings. This market is open every Sunday 10:00 to 16:00 and offer various kinds of antiques, knick knacks to vintage movie posters. In this market there is a street musicians who play typical Argentine tango music.
Bermondsey Market, United Kingdom
Bermondsey Antiques Market is a market that is quite popular in London, England existing since 1885. This antique market consists of several rows of stalls selling a wide range of second-hand goods to antiquities. Most ancient items are from the collectors in the UK. This market is only open on Fridays, starting at 05.00.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 10:53:00