Mercado Municipal (dos Tropeiros), Diamantina

(3.9/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Many streets and buildings in this historic city date from the 17th century, the region's gold and diamond digging period. You can find particularly fine examples of Brazilian Baroque architecture, preserved by UNESCO in 1999, in the historic center of town, not far from where the famous town market, Mercado Municipal (dos Tropeiros) is held. Here you can see the Old World collide with the New, as you walk over streets paved with cobbles, locally known as "children's feet." The market itself is the site of a popular fair where you can blend in by dancing with the crowd, listen to traditional and modern music, or relax over some local delicacies and drinks sold right on the spot. Nearby is the Cooperativa de Artesanato, which specializes in the renowned Arraiolos-style wool carpets, which you can also purchase at the market. Plan to visit Mercado Municipal (dos Tropeiros) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Diamantina attractions using our Diamantina travel itinerary planner.
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  • has typical foods and is very good for the panoramic view wing culture. It also has handicraft products and farm, worth checking out.
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  • During the day, the day is a normal place with little thing, but when you have the festivities, then yes the place is differentiated, filled with stalls with all kinds of food.
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  • In the old Market you find handicraft, farm products and typical food, live music, various attractions, lively and a lot of people opposed to the kids to have fun. Option for the Friday night or Saturday morning. Worth knowing.
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  • Lugar animado e gente muito gentil
  • O lugar precisa de cuidados
  • Bom lugar de pegar uma comida
  • Lindo demais
  • Muito sujo mas eh top...