Workers' Market (Mercado dos Lavradores), Funchal

Categories: Flea Markets, Shopping Malls, Shopping
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1.9/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
The hub of commercial activity in the port city, Workers' Market (Mercado dos Lavradores) brings together the region's scents, colors, and flavors. Situated in the center of the city, the market offers everything from fresh fish and meat to tropical fruits, exotic flowers, and local crafts. Combining covered spaces and open-air sections, the two-story market represents a blend of Art Deco and Modernist architectural styles. Start your visit at the central courtyard, where you can bargain and taste before you purchase pineapples, bananas, mangos, or passion fruit. Our Funchal itinerary planner makes visiting Workers' Market (Mercado dos Lavradores) and other Funchal attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We went here on a whim and it wasn't quite what reviews I had read suggested it would be like. The ground floor is probably the most interesting with the largest variety of shops but visiting the top ...  read more »
  • Pleasant. The salesgirls dressed in typical costumes and you can taste the fruit and typical products of the region. I don't like very much when sellers when they are are very introsivos but is part of the type of market.. worth the ride to meet and also only purchase who wants ...
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  • There is a lot of fun to watch in the market, as exciting fruits and plants. However, the sellers very insistent and want to rush people into buying especially fruit which was very expensive!
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