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Budapest: To Ecseri Flea Market


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So the idea of going to Ecseri market is to check on second hand treasures and vintage objects that could make our Zala house metamorphose into the Café Zsivago effect.   But we made the daft mistake of travelling by taxi, the exorbitant fare of 9,000 forints (30euros)  would have bought us  a dozen  crochet table covers!  H was not happy shelling out so much money just to get to a flea market.   We see buses to and  from the city load and unload passengers infront of the market.  Oh well.


We went exploring the one square kilometer ground (figure according to the taxi driver)  but alas,  only few stalls were open, probably because it is  a slow Tuesday and it’s past lunchtime where everyone seems to be sleepy like this shopowner.

Now, we ‘ve been talking about hanging a nice chandelier in our high-ceilinged sitting room.  Excuse me, mister…

The doll that could take one back to her childhood


My jaw dropped open upon seeing this painting!  I’ve never seen similar images displayed anywhere I’ve been in Europe, but this is Budapest and it’s probably okay.


They could be growling by the entrance to our house, why not?


These grandmothers’ sewing machine bases could be transformed into console tables.  Love them!

Ecseri Market (Ecseri Bolhapiac)
Nagyk?rösi út 156
1194 Budapest
Openinghours: weekdays: 08:00-16:00, Saturday: 08:00-15:00, Sunday: 08:00-13:00