“A piscaria”is the historical fish market of Catania. It is famous for its colors and its picturesque atmosphere that make it look like an arab “suq”. The only direct “competitor” of this incredibly typical sicilian market is the “Vucciria” in Palermo. The fish market is placed in front of “Archi della Marina” in a tunnel dug in 16th century under the Palace of the Seminary of the Clerics(Palazzo del Seminario dei Chierici).
The market is known for the ” vuciata “, which means “scream”, shout by the sellers in order to attract the attention of customers and most of all fo high quality products.