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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  • Unlike anywhere else on the island, the vendors sell their fruits very aggressively. You can try a variety of exotic fruit, though. The building is otherwise nice, and has public toilets. The prices a...  more »
  • An unforgettable location. Lots of colour and joy everywhere. A lot of fruit in the region. a profusion of flowers of various species. For those who love photography, don't forget the camera or smartphone.
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  • Super market! .the people speak french. Color, smell etc... has not missed especially on Friday or Saturday!
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