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Hippie Fair Crafts Market

Address: Praca General Osorio | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Lagoa)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A hippie hangout in the 1960s, this Sunday market in Ipanema is an entertaining place to browse for...
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Looking for presents to bring back home with you? This is the place to go! Lively, cheap and where you can also enjoy some North Easter food! The Hippie Fair is easy to get to; it only takes place on Sundays right outside metro General Osorio -Line 1- and it goes until 7 pm. Don't worry if you don't have... More 

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Zaragoza, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Located only a stones throw away from Ipanema Beach, the Hippy Market is the perfect place to spend a Sunday morning buying souvenirs. The central area is reserved for artists selling paintings and sculptures and many of them will be happy to chat away with you about how they made their art. The outer area is a labyrinth of clothes,... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Our concierge at the hotel told us about this event, and IT WAS AWESOME. I think it's only on Sundays, but it is WELL worth going to see! By far the best crafts and goodies by local artists!

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My Apartment was just around the corner from the square and having most Sundays off the Hippie Market was a real fun place to go and also very safe. You can buy almost anything in the tourist range of goods and also many locally made items. Trading is the name of the game so be prepared to haggle over price.... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Hippie Market is a very large market with just about everything from paintings to sculptures, food, clothing you name it. I found the prices to be reasonable, and sometimes the sellers will negotiate on price, especially if you want to buy more than one of an item. It is great fun! very lively and colorful!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is such a nice market. They have a little bot of everything. Indigenous crafts, metal jewelry, leather goods, regional foods, art. It's open almost all day on Sundays, right by the metro stop for the beach.

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went to the Hippie Market at the end of a long walk around the lake so we were quite tired, but there was some good stalls to look around. There was some more odd stalls including outfits for Barbies and a man selling clothes for cats - with some cats modelling their very fashionable looks. There was some great... More 

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