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Feira Hippie de Ipanema

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Address: Praca General Osorio | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: A hippie hangout in the 1960s, this Sunday market in Ipanema is an...
A hippie hangout in the 1960s, this Sunday market in Ipanema is an entertaining place to browse for arts and crafts, as well as to people watch (at Praca General Osario, 8am-6pm, Sundays).
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Fun Shopping Place - Only Open Sundays - 1 Block From Ipanema Beach

This is one of the worthwhile things to do if you're in the vicinity of the main Rio beaches (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Sao Conrado) or Lagoa and want to purchase some local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I'd read a lot about how wonderful the Hippie Market was, so perhaps I was expecting too much. Our hotel was just a block or 2 away so of course we had to go and see what it was all about. We entered the park, just alongside the Food stall and it all did smell delicious but we'd only just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Famous Hippie Fair is open every sunday, you can find art crafts, gifts, food, painting, furnitures, jewelry, etc. Located right at the Square General Osorio where the Ipanema metro station entrance is.

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Mold, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The market is quite accessible (at the eastern edge of Ipanema, so not far from Copacabana). We walked through on the way back from Sugar Loaf and found many of the souvenirs were more expensive than we had seen elsewhere (only a couple of Reals eitger way in most cases). Indeed, many of the trinkets can be found in almost... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is one of the worthwhile things to do if you're in the vicinity of the main Rio beaches (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Sao Conrado) or Lagoa and want to purchase some local items. Some reviews stated that this fair is open weekends, but that is inaccurate, it is only open on Sundays. The website says 07:00 to 19:00 (7AM to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This fair is only open on the weekends and houses all the souvenirs from the beach in a one stop shop. Worth a walk and definitely bring reals (Cash in Rio is pronounced: Hey-Eyes). This is where you can buy something uniquely from Rio for family and friends. The location is great with lots of brunch spots nearby and walkable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I'm not sure I will 'go out of my way' to visit this market but if you are in the area, why not? They have some 'standard market' stuff that you will find anywhere else in the world but they also have very interesting items. Great leather handbags & artwork but somehow I expected it to be less expensive. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Only on Sunday you can visit the Ipanema hippie fair. I have visited the hippie fair each time I come to Rio and have purchased paintings to plates. There are a few food stalls and it is very easy to get a drink. The shopping.. There is something for locals as well as tourists, but think tourists will take more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I went here yesterday and have nothing bad to say. Enjoyed walking around and browsing for s couple hours. Ended up buying a painting and a couple small items for loved ones. If you are in the Ipanema area on Sunday, check it out. You won't be let down.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Could have spent all day here and bought a ton of things. The weather was so hot and humid that we had to limit the time. Nice things at great prices. Leather, art work, jewelry, shirts, shoes ….

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Waited til Sunday to buy souvenirs, was told the "flea" market had the best deals. Not true. Well if you are looking for hand crafted items maybe, but for tee shirts and key rings , you know trinkets for the folk at home you'd do better on Atlantic ave along the beach at night and even better still off the... More 

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