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Just a small building with a few little shops/stalls. Things like fish, fruits, vegetables and souvenirs are on sale. Toilets and a place to buy hot food are also there. The Santa Cruz market isn't worth a trip, but the Funchal market & Santo da...More
We went to the market 4 times on are 2 weeks holiday the best day in Friday lt more going on large fish market down stairs fruit and veg middle an top floor as well leather goods toilet are all on top floor there is...More
I feel like it is still a place you should go just to see it, the fresh fish market is very interesting. It is however, very crowded and touristy. Most of the vendors are selling the same things, when you walk around they all try...More
Like other reviews, the market is a massive con where the vendors let you taste the fruit which, from their samples are sweet and delicious. However, when you taste the fruit you buy it is bitter and inedible.
Furthermore, the pricing is simply fraudulent where...More
This was a very interesting visit, the fruit and vegetables were of extremely good quality and value. The flowers were beautiful and exotic. The fish catch of the day varied, some of which we had not seen before
Fruit tasting interesting but we didn't like most of it! You can refuse to buy if prices go up when you are about to buy, and then they often go down again. Lift to first floor, where there are free toilets. Wine shops on ground...More
As a disabled traveler it is often difficult to see everything able bodied people do. However the fruit market was a revelation and had a handy lift too ! Beautiful produce and traders keen to give a visitor a taste of their wares. Saw unknown...More