São Cristovão Northeast Tradicional Center
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....
SÃO CRISTOVÃO FAIR
6 HOUR TOUR:
The Centro Luiz Gonzaga de Tradições Nordestinas (Luiz Gonzaga Northeastern Traditions’ Center) is a great option to eat, drink, dance and know a little bit about Brazilian northeastern culture.
The place is also called Feira de São Cristóvão (São Cristóvão Fair) or Feira dos Paraíbas (Paraíbas’ Fair), has about 700 tents and about 250 thousand visitors, including locals and tourists, every month.
Very good food too! Everything has exactly the same taste from the northeast.
The fair’s restaurants are open during lunch time from Tuesday to Thursday.
From Friday 10:00 am to Sunday 10:00 pm all the tents work with non stop fun and music of bands and traditional musicians.
The most popular Brazilian rhythm danced by all the visitors is forró. It’s a mixture of many northeast dances .....
And those who like handicraft can also find products from the northeast made with straw, bamboo, seeds, stones, tissues, wood and other elements.
The pavilion which was transformed into the Center that has now good infrastructure, cleaning, security, public toilets and parking.
PS.: Dress very casual.
TO 8 HOURS TOUR:
We can combine the tour of Feira de São Cristóvão with the Saara Bazar Market or Hippie Market or the Feira Rio Antigo no Lavradio or the Farm Market according with the weekday you’ll have to this tour, must check the accessibility to your places to visit preference.
PS.: Dress very casual.
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.