Vienna is home to a wide variety of markets you won't want to miss out on offering a wide assortment of items and letting you shop like a local. You're always free to check out the larger malls, but nothing immerses you in the local culture quite like stopping by a local market.

    You'll find all sorts of items available among the best markets including fresh produce sold directly by local growers. Additionally, you can enjoy works by artisans and crafters making handicrafts, apparel, jewellery and much more. See it all for yourself at the best markets in Vienna.

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    Naschmarkt

    Visit a diverse marketplace

    Naschmarkt is a popular market that offers a diverse array of items mostly consisting of food from snacks to sit-down meals sourced both locally and internationally. Countless vendors are available here in a market that's been a staple of the city for more than 100 years.

    When you visit this market, you'll find fresh produce offered directly from local growers along with foreign and more exotic ingredients that make this market an international hub for foodies. You'll even find vendors here who showcase their cooking skills for you in a live cooking demonstration before serving fresh food. Try it out around Wieden south of the city centre.

    Location: 1060 Vienna, Austria

    Open: Monday–Friday from 6 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +43 1 400005430

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    Hannovermarkt

    Check out a local market with Asian flair

    Hannovermarkt is a lively marketplace that functions mostly as a farmers market, though it has a distinctly Asian flavour in its offerings. The marketplace dates back to 1850, though you'll find that its bazaar-like setup with rows of shops was a shift that didn't occur until over a century later.

    When you visit this market, you'll find a variety of items mostly consisting of locally grown food, but it's not always the Austrian food you might expect. Asian flavours and ingredients are available in excess here, so it's the best place in town if you're looking for something that wouldn't normally be available in Austrian markets. Check it all out across the Friedensbrücke from Alsergrund.

    Location: Hannovermarkt 1, 1200 Wien, Austria

    Open: Monday–Friday from 6 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +43 1 400002460

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    Rochusmarkt

    Stroll through a modest market

    Rochusmarkt is a relatively small market, yet it's frequented by a lot of locals looking for delicious eats and fun items to enjoy. There are about 40 vendors here in total, and the entire market takes up just about 3,500 square metres. Even with that small size, it's one of the most visited markets in the city.

    Most of the vendors here offer food items including fresh produce and ready-to-eat meals. In fact, culinary treats are the general focus here despite the market being far more focused on flowers in the past. See it all for yourself in Landstrasse east of the city centre.

    Location: Landstraßer Hauptstraße 03, 1030 Wien, Austria

    Open: Monday–Friday from 6 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm (closed on Sundays)

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    Karmelitermarkt

    Enjoy a relaxed food market

    Karmelitermarkt is a fun and laid-back market that's often frequented only by those in the local neighbourhood where you can find delicious food and fresh produce. In addition to the traditional market offerings, the restaurants here are particularly unique with new and emerging concepts to enjoy.

    When you visit this market, you'll notice a laid-back atmosphere that makes it easy to relax while you shop around. Local producers are happy to talk to you about everything they have to offer, and free samples are common. You can check out this market on Saturdays in Karmeliterviertel along the eastern riverbank.

    Location: Karmelitermarkt 1020, Vienna, Austria

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    Spittelberg Market

    Shop around a Christmas market

    Spittelberg Market is a popular Christmas market set up through narrow streets where you'll find not only fun items but also a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. Many of the buildings around this market date back to the 19th century, so you get to enjoy Biedermeier architecture during your visit.

    The market offers just about everything you'd expect from a Christmas market, including food, treats and handicrafts. It's always fairly relaxed, but keep in mind that it can get busy during the peak of the season. It's located in the neighbourhood of the same name west of the town centre.

    Location: Spittelberggasse, 1070 Vienna, Austria

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    Neubaugasse Flea Market

    Find antiques at a flea market

    Neubaugasse Flea Market is one of the most iconic markets in the city where you can find virtually anything you can imagine, especially antiques. While you'll find stuff on offer here all year long, in spring and autumn the size of the market expands to 1.2 miles long.

    At this market, you'll find a variety of antiques on offer among its 360 merchants along with items like fashions, cosmetics, food, crafts and artworks. The retro decor is particularly popular, though, so you'll want to arrive early to grab the best on offer. It's located east of Mariahilf between the 2 major roads there.

    Location: Neubaugasse, 1070 Vienna, Austria

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    Bio-Bauernmarkt Freyung

    Check out an organic market

    Bio-Bauernmarkt Freyung is an organic farmers market where you'll find a variety of quality produce supplied by local growers along with other fun items. Local organic produce has been a staple of this market for decades, making it one of the oldest of its kind in the city.

    When you visit this market, you'll find a wide selection of food to choose from including meat, vegetables, cheese, bread, cakes, honey and wine, all completely organic. Additionally, you'll find handicrafts like ceramics, toys and wickerwork. It's located in Innere Stadt just south-east of the Schottentor metro station.

    Location: Freyung 7, 1010 Wien, Austria

    Open: Friday–Saturday from 8 am to 7.30 pm (closed Sunday–Thursday)

    Phone: +43 1 400002460

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    Gersthofer Markt

    Visit a historic marketplace

    Gersthofer Markt is a relaxing and easily accessible market that's been offering a variety of high-quality foods for more than a century. The market was originally opened in 1898, though it underwent a drastic redesign in 1986.

    When you visit this market, you can shop for a variety of different food products including fresh produce and high-quality meat and sausage. The original purpose of this market was to offer quality food at affordable prices, and it has maintained that commitment throughout the more than 120 years it's been around. Try it out for yourself on the eastern side of Gersthof a few miles north-west of the city centre.

    Location: Gersthofer Str. 7-11, 1180 Wien, Austria

    Open: Monday–Friday from 6 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +43 1 400016460

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    Brunnenmarkt

    Take in international flair

    Brunnenmarkt is a massive street market that offers delicacies and modern, trendy eats with influences from throughout the world. This market is one of the largest in the entire city, and it's known primarily for exotic spices and delicious fresh fruit.

    Visiting this market is an adventure of its own, with new items every visit to keep up with the ever-changing modern marketplace. Even with the multicultural atmosphere, however, you'll still find plenty of traditional items. It's between Thaliastrasse and Ottakringer Strasse a short distance west from the city centre.

    Location: Brunnengasse 62, 1160 Wien, Austria

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    Kutschkermarkt

    Visit an 18th-district street market

    Kutschkermarkt is one of the last remaining street markets in the 18th district where you'll find high-quality products and unique international offerings. The neighbourhood tends to be fairly well off, and you'll find this market largely the same with more upscale items and food.

    You can get your hands on organic local products here, but delicacies from all over the world are available as well. Plus, you'll find quite a few restaurants near the market. It's located in the 18th district north of Währing and west of Himmelpfortgrund.

    Location: Austria

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