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The Ballarò Market wheelchair accessible tours, with its over 1000 years of history, is one of the oldest testimonies still existing in Palermo.

The historic markets of Palermo are absolutely a must among the itineraries and tours of Sicily offered to tourists.

Visiting these markets, projects you into an unknown and timeless dimension.

The products, the shouts of the sellers, the colors and the fragrances have been the same for centuries.

The oldest market in Palermo is the Ballarò, in the popular Albergheria neighbourhood.

The origins of this market date back to the X century during the Arab domination in Sicily.

The name derives from the Arabic term Balhara, the name of the village of Arab traders who sold spices and various products at the market.

It was the Suq Al-Balhara, translated into the current Palermo dialect "Ballarò".

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In addition to the wonders of the market itself, Ballarò offers a number of cultural and artistic attractions to explore.

Street art is a distinctive element of the neighborhood, with murals and graffiti decorating the street walls, transforming the environment into an open-air gallery.

This form of artistic expression reflects the unique and multicultural character of Ballarò.

For those interested in history and architecture, Ballarò offers a series of places to discover.

Among the most significant monuments and churches is the Church of St Nicolò, an ancient structure dating back to the XII century, characterized by its Gothic façade and interior full of works of art.

Furthermore, the nearby Church of St Agostino and Mirto Palace are worth a visit for their beauty and historical importance.

Ballaro' Market Street Food

One of the main attractions of Ballarò Market wheelchair accessible tours is certainly the wide range of traditional food and street food it offers.

Let yourself be tempted by the irresistible Arancine, delicious rice balls filled with ragù or cheese, then fried until golden and crunchy.

Try the Panelle, chickpea flour pancakes, and the Crocchè, fried mashed potato morsels.

Don't forget the Sfincione, a rustic pizza topped with tomato, onion and oregano, and finally, let yourself be won over by the famous Cannoli, desserts covered in icing sugar and filled with sweet ricotta

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