A stall at Mercato Centrale selling dried fruits, wines, and olive oils.
The Mercato di San Lorenzo takes over the street outside of the Mercato Centrale building.
Leather bags and belts are especially popular at markets in Florence.
Sheep heads at a butcher’s stall in Mercato Centrale.
Calf legs at Mercato Centrale.
Pig intestine at Mercato Centrale.
An outdoor market alongside the Basilica di San Lorenzo. The dome on the right is the Cappella dei Principi — the ornate chapel designed as a final resting place for some members of the Medici family.
A little bit of sidewalk space is left open behind the market stalls in Piazza di San Lorenzo. When you don’t want to navigate throw the packed street, this little back route is a safe haven for strolling.
A couple walks through the Mercato di San Lorenzo as the vendors close up their stall for the night. The stalls are on wheels and are pushed into indoor storage areas at night.