Mercado Municipal, Sao Paulo

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Discover the culinary culture of Brazil at the covered Mercado Municipal, a sprawling food market located in an iconic building noted for its stained glass windows and a series of massive domes. You can browse hundreds of the bustling market’s stalls on your own, or as part of a private tour with an informative local guide. The market offers visitors a chance to experience the city’s vibrant atmosphere, and provides insight into Brazil’s fascinating mixture of cultures and cuisines. The market specializes in fresh produce and a wide range of dried good, with numerous stalls selling gourmet delicacies and quick snacks, such as mortadella sandwiches, meat-stuffed pastries, and fried fish. Add Mercado Municipal to your Sao Paulo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Sao Paulo road trip planning app .
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  • The Mercadão Hey all good! Excellent products, beautiful stalls of vegetables and fruits and various options of groceries, pastries, sandwiches, Bologna, giant cod, among other options. Even if it is not to eat or buy, it's worth the ride!
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  • Markets reflect the local culture, essential in any trip. It is very likely that you have enough satisfied the ultimate goal might be to eat the wonderful baloney sandwich, because in the middle of the way to get there many sellers you will offer tasting of various products. Be careful when buying fruit, a little bag can get you $100 though.
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  • For those who like to try new flavors this is the place, a huge variety of fruits and spices that can be proven at any moment in any tent, place hot, but pretty full then go willing to find crowds and the pastel and the mortadella sandwich are delicious , have to prove.
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  • Typical big city market, massive structure with a stainedglass piece; plenty meats, cheeses, wines, fruits, olives, spices and dining options. Didn't see clothing, jewelry, etc. Fruit vendors really agressive. I was in and out pretty quick as the stalls got repetitive real fast. Was hoping for some unique local products. Must be elsewhere...
  • Nice place, you buy anything frim there, such as fresh meat/ fish and as well others thing. We enjoyed and tested dry foods
  • A place to go. Everything is fresh. Prices are good too. Really interesting to visit.
  • The pace is unique, you'll find a great variety of fruits, cheese, peppers and condiments of all kind. There's a parking lot, it's very busy and you may spent one hour just waiting to park, I recommend to go by public transportation or by taxi or Uber as well. Inside the market is very crowded. The surroundings of the market is a quite dangerous to walk.
  • A touristic place, beautful with a vibrant begin of xx's architecture. Although the prices are "for tourists" is a must visit in São Paulo. If you are a good lover or only a curious for It, is a highly first stop.

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