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Who doesn’t like Saturday markets?

The other day I was going to do groceries and wanted to enjoy the beautiful day. I took a detour via Glebe because I had not really visited the suburb before. As I walked down the main street I accidentally ended up in Glebe Markets, which is organised every Saturday. Tents and stalls selling both new and used clothes, all sorts of jewellery and lunch snacks. I was not going to buy anything, but I enjoyed the cosy, down to earth atmosphere. They have outdoor entertainment as well. This time is was a singer but sometimes they have bands and even acrobats. There are many cafes, restaurants and shops right next to it on Glebe Point Road so it is easy to spend an afternoon in that area.

Glebe Markets are located close to the University of Sydney but you don’t really even have to leave the campus to visit a market. The University of Sydney hosts Wednesday markets every other Wednesday on Camperdown campus. Eastern Avenue fills up with tents selling this and that. It is quite convenient if you have to walk across the campus: you’ll run into the market without even trying to find it.

The Rocks Markets are bigger and more constructed. Lovely cobblestone streets of the Rocks are lined with tents and stalls on weekends. Foodlovers like The Rocks Foodies Markets, which take place on Fridays. 9am to 3pm delicious smells mix together. Fruits, chocolate, fudge, cheese, bread, burgers… Saturday and Sundays are dedicated to everything else. Over 200 stalls full of arts, crafts, clothes, beauty products and everything else. The Rocks is really alive.

Paddy’s Markets at Haymarket are a bit different. It is pretty easy to get lost in the indoor market hall, it is so huge. This corner is full of hats, towels are over there, kangaroo products here and all the food items seem to be located on the other end. This is a place to go for Aussie souvenir hunt. Also the fruit and vegetable selection is great. Paddy’s is open from Wednesday to Sunday, so if you are really clever, you go to get your fruits and veg on Sunday afternoon because the sellers want to get rid of their products. The prices start to drop. Bananas $1/kg. The sellers are declaring their special deals and writing new price tags. Who has the cheapest avocados available?