Saara Shopping District, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
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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  • Local muito e convidativo para fazer compras, pois se vende de tudo e um preço muito bom, vale também para passear e comprar lembranças. 
  • Centro de compras populares no RJ Tudo q possa imagina r Preços convidativos Paraguai Brasileiro Lembrancinhas e souvenires 
  • Existe uma grande variedade de produtos de utilidades domésticas e vestuario, com preço competitivo. A rua é estreita e não passa carro, somente pedestre. 
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