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Testaccio - Top Attractions in the Rome Neighborhood of Testaccio


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Testaccio for Foodies - Volpetti and the Market
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Volpetti Breads, Gastronomy in Testaccio

James Martin, Europe Travel
Gastronomia Volpetti, on Via Marmorata 47 is the place where you can buy everything from pizza and sandwiches to some of Italy's best cheese and meats. It's an amazing and crowded place--but there's plenty of high-quality help on hand to guide you. Buying provisions for a picnic in a park is the way to go if you're trying to save money--but you won't find anything dirt cheap in Volpetti, it's the real deal.

The Testaccio covered market in Piazza Testaccio is another place to go to find fresh vegetables, meat and cheese. It's not a tourist market, but it's an honest, working class market with a selection of edibles that will amaze you if you're used to the limited selection of things in an American market.

Around the periphery of the Testaccio market you'll find stands selling clothes and shoes and mechanical things. If you're really into shoes, the Testaccio market is the place to find beautiful bargains, shoe lovers have told me.

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