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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  • location of everything, get better quality taste, very excited the crowd, no doubt a hotspot to visit.
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  • Friday, after the 6:00 pm begin selling typical foods well economic prices but not leave nothing to be desired in relation to great local restaurants. On Saturday the gastronomic fair but occurs also in the afternoon.
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  • Very busy on a Friday night, Saturday morning where a handicraft and typical foods. Live music very hot. 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...