Guided tour in Rio de Janeiro
Markets in Rio de Janeiro:
Markets are great occasion to meet locals and to discover the creativity of the cariocas.
I select the best markets across the city of Rio de Janeiro to be visited according with your interest and flexibility to share a great conexión with the Brazilian way of life.
We have options to visit daily Farm markets specializing in provide our customers fresh local produce, stunning variety of exotic tropical fruits and vegetables, fresh fish and snacks...
The daily SAARA market is a must-visit attraction for travelers and locals looking for fabulous bargains among the impressive labyrinth of stalls... Over six hundred stores, SAARA sells everything from toys, clothing, footwear, party goods, Carnival costumes, electronics, home decoration and appliances – all for very reasonable prices.
On the first Saturday of the month the Feira Rio Antigo, also known as the Feira do Lavradio, is famous for its antiques and some entertainments.
Sundays, only, the Hippie Market with crafts, paintings, hand made arts, souvenirs, Tshirts....
Feira Hippie de Ipanema
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This is a great place to find authentic Brazilian folk and contemporary art, costume jewelry, clothing.
The place is crowded with locals (Cariocas) and tourists all day long, the fair is extremely popular today.
If you are looking for souvenirs then is the best place to find ceramic figurines, embroidery, lace, a few examples of the great folk arts and crafts you will find at there.
Hippie Fair, rain or sun shine, the fair must go on every Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.
In addition to arts, crafts, leather goods, paintings, and Tee-Shirts - other assorted cheaper goods are sold there and also a few Bahia food stalls.
Don’t leave the fair without trying the Acarajé, a croquette, fried in Dendê (Palm) oil, filled with spicy shrimp, traditional dishes including plenty of sweet dishes such as coconut candy.
The place is crowded with locals (Cariocas) and tourists all day long.
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Could start going to the Fruit Farmer Markets in Rio is an attraction in itself. The multitude of smells and colors, the ranting of the vendors; all this together make it a fantastic experience putting together information about some fruit, vegetable and special herbs.
Hippie Market is a option to art, jewelry, shirts, bags, furniture, hammocks, food from Bahia and lots more.
The other market option is end the day at the Biggest Market in Rio – Feira Nordestina São Cristóvão –
There are lots of souvenirs, food, art, restaurants, clothes, sunglasses, all quite cheap. Most people don’t go to this place to go shopping, they come here for the forró. This accordion based music is from the Northeast and is immensely popular.
On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays you have two live bands on full volume playing in front of a packed dance floor and it opens at 10 AM and closes late.
With Brazilian and Italian citizenship, but born in the city of Vitoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil, I've being a Flight Attendant for over 20 years having the chance to exchange cultures and learn more about people from different countries; I also lived 3 years in Italy, 2 yearshttp://tourguideneyla.com.br/site/christ-the-redeemer/ in the United Arab Emirates, 6 months in Argentina and 4 years in the United States.
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Neyla Bontempo - Tour Guide Rio de Janeiro
Phone: TIM +55 21 98187-0773
Resident in Leme Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
With Brazilian and Italian citizenship, but born in the city of Vitoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil, I've being a Flight Attendant for over 20 years having the chance to exchange cultures and learn more about people from different countries; I also lived 3 years in Italy, 2 years in the United Arab Emirates, 6 months in Argentina and 4 years in the United States.