Saara Shopping District, Rio de Janeiro
(3.2/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
A far cry from Rio's polished, air-conditioned malls, Saara Shopping District is open, always bustling, and a mecca for, well, just about anything. This fun shopping district, established by Arab and Jewish merchants at the end of the 19th century, spans 11 streets downtown where you will find some 600 shops, all with bargain prices. Now is your chance to stock up on essentials, specifically the Havaianas flip-flops and costumes for Carnival, when, in the days preceding, the crowds reach an almost frenzied state. In the background, you'll hear Rádio Saara's tirades and improvised jingles juxtaposed with Carioca funk music. Dozens of restaurants serve good, inexpensive food with a predominantly Middle Eastern influence. Arrange your visit to Saara Shopping District and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rio de Janeiro using our Rio de Janeiro vacation builder.
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  • This fair is located in Santa Teresa, you can take the metro from Ipanema and they are 30 minutes of travel. Let us at full fair, it has everything, white clothing is ideal for all comparse, sheets, towels and all kinds of clothing, pareos, bikinis.Etc best quality pads.
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  • You can reach the station uruguaiana with the subte-metro, was a Saturday at noon and had very few positions open, what note is that they handled only with cash, I didn't see anything that I liked or in quality for the price.
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  • Excellent choice for a day ugly or cool, taking the metro line 1 low you at station uruguaiana and these at the fair, there is everything for very reasonable prices, especially should take advantage of what is bed linen, tablecloths and stuff quality and price.
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