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Address: Boulevard Castilhos Franca, 1040 | Cidade Velha, Belem, State of Para, Brazil
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Lots of colors and tastes

It´s incredible the variety of fruits, colors, smells, tastes you can find at Ver-o-Peso. Even if you are Brazilian, you will be delighted. Everything is so exotic that you shall... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It´s incredible the variety of fruits, colors, smells, tastes you can find at Ver-o-Peso. Even if you are Brazilian, you will be delighted. Everything is so exotic that you shall leave you prejudice aside and taste whatever you want.

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Sao_Paulo_Brazil
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144 reviews 144 reviews
49 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The smell of the herbs of rainforests, birds, fish, exotic fruits. We are on the border of the Amazon. The people are warm and friendly. Be sure to try the goldfish and some of the Acai, the fruit, if you are not used to. Typical local dish. After? Or take a boat back in the immense river or have a... More 

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Belem, PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Be careful there because you can be scammed by sellers and thieves. Don't show much money. Pay attention when pay for something, some guys will try to pretend you gave them wrong money, e.g., you give R$ 100 and they tell you gave R$ 2, after change the note (they are like magicians) and you believe that did a mistake,... More 

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WInnipeg, Canada
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217 reviews 217 reviews
46 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

If one wants to see Lisbon in the 17th century, before the earthquake hit the Portuguese capital, NW Brazil offers soem fine glimpses, and the Marcado Ver-O-Peso is no exception. From fish to viagara, from mangoes to shovels it offeres everything; in particular I loved the many stalls run by Amerindian women offering ever possible cure for every possible disease,... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Vero-o-peso means see the weight in Portuguese. Old market is nicely covered with roofing construction that looks like sails and separated in many small kitchens where you can get everything and anything to eat. Food is mostly presented in plates or pots and you pick what you would like to try, eat or indulge in. Would recommend to everyone.

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Brasilia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you love fresh fish, fruits and vegetables this is the place to go in Belém. They have lots of fruits for sale that are not available in other parts of Brazil. Plenty of places to grab a snack and something cold to drink. A great place for cultural learning as the local vendors are more than happy to share... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visited this market in 1982 and 1983 and decided to visit again on a recent trip to Brazil. We were shocked and disappointed by how poor it now is in comparison to its former glory - it is simply not worth bothering with any more. To add insult to injury we suffered a most distressing incident just outside the... More 

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Belo Horizonte - Brasil
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It is a must to go there! Many typical fruits, a lot of typical plants and herbs, very nice handcraft from Indians, and good souvenirs for a very good price!

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Belem, PA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Ver-o-Peso market is a must-see in Belém and a trade spot dating back to the 18th century. Its four towered iron building is for Belém what the statue of liberty is to New York. The movement in the market starts early in the morning, before the sun comes up. You can see açaí and fishery arrive from the islands... More 

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Fortaleza, CE
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I think this is the one of most tourists attractions in Belém. Even though is crowded with lots of locals calling you gringa, this place is a must do experience! I'm an açaí lover and I'm always searching for the tasty one. The natives have açaí in a different way though but just ask for some ice and sugar (don't... More 

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