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Loule Gypsy Market

Address: Rua de Nossa Senhora de la Piedade, Loule, Portugal
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Ranked #12 of 17 Attractions in Loule
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping

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Nice, France
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The market building behind it is cute and the market is quaint and since you don't have thousands of things to visit in the area you will end up visiting it any way.. but don't expect to find treasures on this market, if you want better things to go inside the "non gypsy" market building

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Cambridge, UK
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123 reviews 123 reviews
48 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

.. but there was little choice and little to tempt us, disappointing as we were expecting something that was a little more unique.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Plenty of all sorts, clothes, handbags, jewellery etc. just keep a tight hold of your handbags. Have a good look round as prices do vary from stall to stall.

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Sandy, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is one market I will not be returning to. Loads of clothes stalls selling cheap tshirts and such like. Didn't buy anything, just walked quickly round. Not a patch on the main market in Loule town centre. Don't bother visiting.

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The Market is like most markets but I gave it an excellent because I think everyone needs to visit this part of Portugal. When you come away from the market and walk up towards the farmers market you come to the old part of town . It is beautiful truly beautiful .. the castle and the street "rua de outubro"... More 

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Loule, Portugal
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I am afraid that the gypsy market is extremely poor. Not that many stalls, all selling the same things. I took visiting family there last Saturday and they were very disappointed. They did however enjoy the main market in the centre of Loule.

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Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We caught the train to Loule not realising that it was a good 5kmfrom the train station! Hailed a taxi, who took us for about 10€ each way to the gypsy market! It was awful - like a shanty town! Most stalls selling identical items of tat! Not to be recommended !

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Hedensted, Denmark
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We went to the market a Saturday and did buy a few things, but the market is not really that good. There are quite a few stalls, but they all sell the same things: Shoes, T-shirts, caps, toys and there were also a few food stalls. The police was present at the market, but we were still offered drugs two... More 

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Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visited the Loulé market and the Loulé Gipsy market twice in the past couple of years. But be aware: these are two different markets at different locations in Loulé. The local market in the city center (a red/pinkish moorish building at the Praca da República) is definitively worth a visit, enjoyed it every time. You can see locals selling produce... More 

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Good fun haggling with sellers. Selection of handbags, clothes, sunglasses, jewellery, tea towels etc. Waiting on bus we got a lovely freshly squeezed orange juice at café next door.

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