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Mercado da Ribeira

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5 Nov 2018
“Handicrafts at the historical center of Olinda!”
28 Jun 2018
“A Lisbon must”
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Rua Bernardo Vieira de Melo | Bairro da Ribeira, Olinda, State of Pernambuco 53020-160, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Visiting Olinda, one cannot miss at least a short visit to traditional "Mercado da Ribeira". It is erroneously mistaken as an old "slave market", but it has been in fact, since the 17th century, a groceries market and, only in the 1960s, it became a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Checked out the market during the day - fantastic variety of fresh fish, meat, fruit and vegetables. Returned later that evening for a meal - presunto to start massive bbq’d king prawn and calamari to follow - delish but prawn a bit pricy - wine...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mick L
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This old slave market called Mercado da Ribeira in Olinda is such a great place to walk around and see all the local craft. If you have the time to hire a local guide to listen to the history of Olinda you will love Olinda...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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