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Hippie Fair

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Flea & street markets, Shopping & Fashion
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Address: Av. Afonso Pena, 1400, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Sun 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Craft Fair

I love this place BUT you must get there before 9am because it gets too crowded. Do not take little kids with you (teens are ok) and plan to spend at least two hours if you like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love this place BUT you must get there before 9am because it gets too crowded. Do not take little kids with you (teens are ok) and plan to spend at least two hours if you like crafts. Local food are available for purchase. As any crowded place, be careful with your purse.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a traditional street fair in Belo Horizonte (known tenderly as BH). It takes place every sunday, early in the morning (there are exhibitors there from 6 am) and it ends mid-afternoon (4 pm or so). This fair takes place litterally in the avenue (called Afonso Pena, the broadest in the city), so it's a bit peculiar and, therefore,... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Interesting to know, bordering a beautiful park and cultural center. Many products for sale ; clothes, bags, trinkets but not all are crafts. Go early in the morning to avoid crowds.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Hippie Market was the highlight of our trip to Belo Horizonte. We enjoyed our walk there from our hotel near Patio Savassi and tried to negotiate a route with the least uphill climbing. It was very pretty. It was great to find somewhere that was open on a Sunday morning as we were shocked to find most of the... More 

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Pecatu, Bali, Indonesia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It's in my hometown and I go there once in a while since ever. If you are a traveler and like to get close to people, go there. It's crowded, crazy, wonderful. Be aware of the hot sun and the "quick hands" (they come from nowhere). Great place to have a beer and get to try some of typical brazilian... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

WOW, shopping mecca for the ladies! Great place to buy hand made leather shoes, purse, jewelry, all sorts of hand crafted goods and food to keep you going. Watch the quality as there are some really good stuff but also some really cheap product. Strongly recommend getting there really early (6 to 7am) as it gets really busy as the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Had a day off on business trip and a couple of us had a wander down to the Sunday market I had spotted on TripAdvisor. Some great art stalls and fantastic food. We had just eaten and wished we hadn't so we could sample some of the food on offer. Very busy and a walk around the park with it's... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

If you want to mingle with the locals, eat local food, buy local products at great prices, that's the place to go. It seems to work from 8am to 2pm, so I'd recommend going around 10 am (Sundays only) and shop, eat and enjoy it. All cab drivers know where to go, it is located downtown Belo Horizonte. It was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Also called the Feira de Arte e Artesanato, this Sunday street market is huge. It's at least 3 or 4 blocks long with many hundreds of vendors selling women's clothing, purses, jewelery, shoes, gifts, and tons of stuff. Very very crowded with locals but not many tourists for some reason. Prices seem good. Also has food vendors with really good... More 

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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139 reviews 139 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Every Sunday morning until about 2pm one can stroll at the hippie fair. It's a huge open air market where they sell furniture, paintings, souvenirs, children's clothes, jewellery, bags & shoes. You can purchase local food & beer. It's definitely worthwhile to visit the largest Sunday market in the entire state. Afterwards you can go for a walk in the... More 

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