In Chioggia, the old fish market is an institution, given that fishing has always been among the prominent activities of the city. The colorful market is located between the Piazza and the Vena canal, behind the Palazzo Barn, and is home to thirty stations fishmongers, called mògnoli, selling all kinds of fish, because Chioggia is also a meeting of fishermen of Chioggia . The main access to the market is given by the "Portal to Prisca," sculpted by the Paduan Hamlet Sartori.

 Fresh fish is unloaded from vessels in the wholesale market at four in the morning, was immediately hired, and then distributed to the city or for the other Italian and European markets. Local production, valued for the organoleptic characteristics due to shallow water, covering different specialties, and fine (sole, sea bass, sea bream, scallops) and modest (anchovies and sardines). It 's always supported the demand of fish from the affordable (cuttlefish, squid, shrimp, prawns, crabs, octopus) and mussels (mussel, bevarasse, caparossoli). For the liveliness that characterizes the environment and the wealth which underlies it, the fish market of Chioggia is always a must for all tourists.

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