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Mercado Modelo

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Praca Visconde de Cayru 250 | Comércio, Salvador, State of Bahia 40015-975, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cool place to buy local things. Huge amount of everything which is connected with Salvador/Bahia. Very big variety of pimenta (spicy pepper sauce), candies and local alcohol.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Razorist
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We were very disappointed that the lowest level had been closed several years earlier, and not reopened to the public. While the opportunity to interact with vendors is excellent, there is a rich cultural history that feels like it has been "painted over". Please invest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jemmerson14
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello ! Thank you for rating, reviewing and visiting our city. We are working to make the Mercado Modelo even more attractive. With investment in public security, inspection, infrastructure and services. Thanks again for the remark, we are waiting for you here .. Follow our...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is alocar market full of typical local merchandise. Some cheap mass produced souvenirs and a few hand crafted items.We got chocolate liquor that they let us try ahead of time. She claims she made it. Another shopkeeper said d it was true. Were they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 40nancym
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello ! Thank you for rating, reviewing and visiting our city. We are working to make the Mercado Modelo even more attractive. With investment in public security, inspection, infrastructure and services. Thanks again for the remark, we are waiting for you here .. Follow our...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

This market is very beautiful both from the outside, and especially from the inside. An immense variety of colors that identify the local craftsmanship, and the typical delicacies of Salvador. Although it is not the case, there are also restaurants where you can enjoy the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hello ! Thanks for the rating, comment and the visit to our city, it is really an incredible place, beautiful landscape and quite important in the history of Bahia and Brazil, we look forward to your return. Follow our social networks: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia and salvadordabahia.com...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018

The main attraction of Salvador is the Pelourinho, the historic center in the upper town, but almost all visitors will also go to the Mercado Modelo in the lower part, the Comercio district by the Baia Todos os Santos. The two town quarters are connected...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank saronic
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hello ! We appreciate your evaluation, comment and visit to our city, your opinion is very important to improve our services, we are working more and more. Check back often! Follow our social networks @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia City Hall of Salvador.

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

You won’t find anything authentic here. Instead you’ll get hassled and potentially pick pocketed. Don’t bother going.

Date of experience: November 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hello ! We appreciate your evaluation, comment and visit to our city, your opinion is very important to improve our services, we are working more and more. Check back often! Follow our social networks @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia City Hall of Salvador.

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place, great food, beautiful people, lots of beaches. You name you’ll find it here.

Date of experience: July 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hello Clarence! Thank you very much for your visit and evaluation. Welcome to Salvador da Bahia! @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia salvadordabahia.com Prefeitura Municipal de Salvador.

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Most of the things that are on offer here are not authentic, according to our local colleagues and tour guide. Most is made in China and a cartel operates the market, leading to the same offer and prizes everywhere. Be careful of pickpockets. Having said...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hello Carrie ! We appreciate your evaluation, comment and visit to our city, your opinion is very important to improve our services, we are working more and more. Check back often! Follow our social networks @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia City Hall of Salvador.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The market is typical of local market places worldwide. And there are always lovely trinkets to choose from. Visiting with the vendors was really fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hello Suhzee ! We appreciate your evaluation, comment and visit to our city, your opinion is very important to improve our services, we are working more and more. Check back often! Follow our social networks @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia City Hall of Salvador.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Some local stuff that aint bad. But there s not much variety. Went there for half an hour and it was more than enough

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank andrezstar
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Mercado Modelo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hello ! We appreciate your evaluation, comment and visit to our city, your opinion is very important to improve our services, we are working more and more. Check back often! Follow our social networks @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia City Hall of Salvador.

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Response from rosangelah656 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You can take a bus at the airport and go to “ praça da sé “ there, you get the Elevador Lacerda and when you arrive down you are in front of it. Good luck!
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