Mercato Centrale (Florence)
The Mercato Centrale (Central Market in English), or Mercato di San Lorenzo in Florence is located between via dell'Ariento, via Sant'Antonino, via Panicale and Piazza del Mercato Centrale. It is one of the results from the time of risanamento, the period when Florence was the capital of Italy in the late nineteenth century.
2011 Florence Shootings
In 2011 an armed attack occurred in the market, resulting in the death of two market traders and the wounding of three others.