Municipal Market of Santa Cruz

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Municipal Market of Santa Cruz

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3.5
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Rick R
Ontario, Canada31 contributions
classic art deco market in old town, may not be the cheapest place to but stuff but it is fresh and has loads of atmosphere
Written January 24, 2020
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SarahOSouth
Southampton, UK292 contributions
Family
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 floor surprisingly reasonably priced.
Written March 30, 2019
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Fanoulla
46 contributions
Family
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 or vegetables to taste, but they do expect you to buy after you try!!
A great place for people watching and photo shoots; just be a little wary!
Written January 13, 2018
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Alderado
Blackpool, UK347 contributions
Friends
Just a small building with a few little shops/stalls. Things like fish, fruits, vegetables and souvenirs are on sale. Toilets and a place to buy hot food are also there. The Santa Cruz market isn't worth a trip, but the Funchal market & Santo da Serra market have much much more to offer.
Written October 30, 2019
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John
Nottingham, UK88 contributions
We went to the market 4 times on are 2 weeks holiday the best day in Friday lt more going on large fish market down stairs fruit and veg middle an top floor as well leather goods toilet are all on top floor there is a great cafe on the top floor near the toilets
Good food and very pleasant people we are on a cruise in 3weeks and will look forward to another visit
Written October 22, 2019
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Andrew M
2 contributions
Couples
Like other reviews, the market is a massive con where the vendors let you taste the fruit which, from their samples are sweet and delicious. However, when you taste the fruit you buy it is bitter and inedible.

Furthermore, the pricing is simply fraudulent where they charge you for the for what appears to be the price per 100 grams.

We picked however the word forced would be more appropriate, 2 passion fruits, 2 dragon fruits and 4 bananas (which were a freebie) and were charged €26!!!

Avoid this place like the plague!

Madeira is a great place to visit and this is the only place I would recommend avoiding. Or if you do go, don’t buy anything.
Written July 3, 2019
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Bob F
Essex, UK132 contributions
Couples
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.
Written November 14, 2018
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arover452
Stockton-on-Tees, UK207 contributions
Couples
This market is quite small but worth a visit. There is a small fish section where you see the Black Scabbard fish being filleted and a variety of other fish all named in Portuguese.
We have been coming to Santa Cruz for many years and still enjoy our visits to the Market.It used to take just a few minutes to walk through this building but now it takes MUCH longer because we have to Greet the many friends we have made over the years and wish them Bom Dia.
There is a Wine shop , Mini Market, Fruit Shop, Butchers, Florists,A Shop that sells Embroidered Linen , Bar/Cafe,and others.
It is well supported by the locals and we often buy things here
Well worth a visit.
Written February 24, 2017
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Vitor A
Lisbon, Portugal810 contributions
The market is between the old city and the downtown. If you walk by it you should enter even if you are not interested in doing shopping. It’s like a show-room of the local products where you can find fruit, fish, handicraft, among other things. Enjoy!
Written December 1, 2019
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Barbara R
Blackpool, UK260 contributions
it really isnt worth the effort to get there a few fish,fruit and veg and empty stalls .out side on the sea front was quit nice but again not really anything to talk about .will not go again .
Written November 1, 2019
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