After opening in 2009, MercatoMonti Urban Market has attracted hundreds of shoppers from near and far to this hip design market in Rome. Mercato Monti is not a regular flea market, as it showcases mainly young Italian designers. However, MercatoMonti also offers a nice selection of vintage records, vintage clothes, second-hand trinkets, and lovely vintage collectibles. Not only can you find forgotten treasures from the past, but you can also discover modern pieces made by upcoming artists and designers.
The Monti neighborhood is a melting pot of Roman historic structures, vintage boutiques, cobbled streets and creative influences coming from all directions. Get lost in Mercato Monti design market and flick through classic Italian novels, discover artisan creations, mid-century furnishings, and hand-made souvenirs.
MercatoMonti is centrally located and surrounded by Rome’s historic ruins and remnants of Ancient Rome, such as the awe-inspiring Colosseum. The area is buzzing with curious tourists and stylish locals enjoying some downtime in the districts trendy restaurants and bars. The market is small but carefully curated – all of the stock is beautiful, sought-after and of the highest quality. This part of Rome is a perfect blend of old derelict buildings and architecture, mixed with modern businesses and creatives who are injecting a new lease of life into Monti.
Admission to MercatoMonti Urban Market is free and the market opens at 10 am, staying open all day right through until 8pm. In the corner, there is a DJ spinning decks and giving the talked-about shopping bonanza a lively atmosphere. The MercatoMonti Urban Market is one of Rome’s favourite venues for everybody who loves modern Italian design and cool vintage treasures.