Workers' Market (Mercado dos Lavradores), Funchal
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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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  • Excellent to taste the region's fruit and buy spices on the first floor. The storage of the fruit and sympathy of the different stores is notable
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  • The owners of all the stalls were very aggressive. They actually shouted at us when we ignored their attempts to get us try their fruit! A bit disappointing as we couldn't even browse the produce as t...  more »
  • We were told this was an unforgettable place to visit while we were holidaying in Madeira. The market hall is located in the centre of town and is easy walking distance from where the tour buses have ...  more »