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Apr 1, 2019
“Interesting to see all the local produce”
Mar 30, 2019
“Interesting but expensive”
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Rua da Praca, Santa Cruz, Madeira 9100-166, Portugal
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

We have travelled the world but never previously seen some of the fruit in this market. The flowers are also wonderful and lots of ugly fish to gape back at.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank boysinc3
Reviewed April 1, 2019

This was a very interesting visit, the fruit and vegetables were of extremely good quality and value. The flowers were beautiful and exotic. The fish catch of the day varied, some of which we had not seen before

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HorndeanBarb
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Fruit tasting interesting but we didn't like most of it! You can refuse to buy if prices go up when you are about to buy, and then they often go down again. Lift to first floor, where there are free toilets. Wine shops on ground...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah O
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

As a disabled traveler it is often difficult to see everything able bodied people do. However the fruit market was a revelation and had a handy lift too ! Beautiful produce and traders keen to give a visitor a taste of their wares. Saw unknown...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 292joym
Reviewed February 8, 2019

An interesting place to wander round but quite expensive to buy anything, having said that it is worthwhile to visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gavsal1
Reviewed November 14, 2018

A few fish that looked tired, a wine shop, a greengrocer and a tourist tat shop is about all that there is, hardly a tourist attraction! Not worth the walk, and we only stayed across the road.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bobsdog
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The fresh fish market is extensive, and fun. Vendors will describe their catch and you can watch them slice and prepare the cuts. The flower and vegetable market is very large and busy too. Again, there are an incredible variety of items, with friendly vendors....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PhilViking
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This is a fascinating market with gorgeous displays of flowers, fruit and vegetables, not to mention the very interesting fish market on the bottom floor. However, beware of the ‘freebies!’ Lots of stall vendors will be very willing to give you a sample of fruit...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Nice market with a very nice outdoor play area for kids up to 8 years. It has a nearby cafe for parents to relax while kids run around in a gated playground with new play equipment.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Job D
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Unlike the much larger market in Funchal, no one bothered us and we were free to wander around and enjoy looking at everything. Lovely mural on walls inside and out.

Date of experience: November 2017
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