Vintage market of Resina
Mercato di Resina (market of Resina)
The market of Resina is one of the most famous markets in Italy for second-hand and military goods. The market is located near the Basilica di Pugliano and the old cemetery of Hercolaneum. Every day including Sunday, you can find authentic vintage pieces and new or used leather. Many second-hand clothing stores compete here with the best boutiques. The market has its origins in the 2nd World War, in 1944, where stolen objects and garments from passing American military convoys were offered for sale - over the years and due to the success of this market it became an insitution. In the 80s, the market was briefly stalled due to an earthquake which significant damages to buildings in Via Pugliano. Thanks to an intensive rehabilitation program, the market was launched again after 1996. The vintage market of Pugliano is truly a paradise for vintage clothes because you can also find new clothes at great prices there. It is very popular and well attended by the Neapolitans and also from costume tailors of the film scene for movies such as " I cento passi" ("100 steps"), "La meglio gioventù" ("The best of youth") or "Prima dammi un bacio" ("Kiss me first").