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Feira De Sao Cristovao

Rua Campo De Sao Cristovao | Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20921-440, Brazil
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Ranked #84 of 414 Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Performances
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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

A sort of an "off the track" experiente in Rio. Worths the visit. Good food and music, handicrafts and a view of northeast traditions.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Far away, bad food and expensive. I'd never came back again. If you're looking for a "rio experience" this is not the place.

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you want to try something different when in Rio, this might be the place. A huge fair with a Brazilian North East theme (Feira Nordestina). Lots of food, music and stuff to buy (handcrafts). Come in the afternoon, enjoy the many souvernir stalls, have something to eat and finish off with live music and drinks until late at night.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Lots of food, music, crafts and interesting place to visit. We bought some cool hammocks there! The party starts every Friday and they are open 24 hours/day until Sunday.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Sao Christovão is a great market. Still authentic, still local and still loads of fun. I would recommend thursdays, friday or saturdays. Come late afternoon and browse around and enjoy the smells, the people and the various cultural happenings in the market. Before dinner, go to the cachaça (rum) store and sample a few free shots. Then eat and throw... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

For those longing to try typical NE Brasilian food, hear NE Brasilian music, or just plain find a lower cost alternative to the Ipanema Hippie Fair, this is a great place to look. With stages at each end, and room for dancing, the entertainment alone is worth the visit. Numerous restaurants priced reasonably. A few years back, a R$1 fee... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I went here on a Friday at around 12pm. I was disappointed as it felt like a bit like Camden market in London, but not a 3rd as good. I was going there mainly to see Capoeira, and I didn't see any so was really disappointed, but I have since found out that this place really comes alive at night.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012 via mobile

This place is not fancy or sophisticated. It is 98% locals, safe and great way to explore the working class Carioca culture. You probably wont buy anything, but there are lots of inexpensive foodstuffs, spices, etc. Listen to one of the bands, grab a meal and see how the locals spend a saturday afternoon. We took the metro to centro... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

It is a perfect example of an easygoing place, cheap and diverse: loads of fun for everyone. The friendly atmosphere and the good vibe reminds you that materialism is a big lie and that you can have great time with a few reais. Rio at its best.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

This is a place to buy souvenirs. They have also few restaurants but the food I ate wasn't really great but that might have been cause we visited on Wed and there was barely anything open then. Best days to visit would be during the weekend. They also have some live music there then.

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