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Municipal Market of Santa Cruz: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago

it really isnt worth the effort to get there a few fish,fruit and veg and empty stalls .out side on the sea front was quit nice but again not really anything to talk about .will not go again .

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alderado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JOHN C
Reviewed 4 September 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Lovetoexplore16
Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 12 April 2019 via mobile

We have travelled the world but never previously seen some of the fruit in this market. The flowers are also wonderful and lots of ugly fish to gape back at.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank boysinc3
Reviewed 1 April 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HorndeanBarb
Reviewed 31 March 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 20 March 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 292joym
Reviewed 9 February 2019

An interesting place to wander round but quite expensive to buy anything, having said that it is worthwhile to visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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