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Address: Rua de Nossa Senhora de la Piedade, Loule, Portugal

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Maybe it was the time of year but it was poor not many stalls and more r less doing the same things. Worth a run around if tour in Ioule.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
peter k
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Cork
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe it was the time of year but it was poor not many stalls and more r less doing the same things. Worth a run around if tour in Ioule.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This market is on every Saturday of the year, so you can go wrong... always worth a visit since you may just find the hidden gem you have been looking for all this time...

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Thank Carlos R
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing different or unusual here. No better prices that you can get in resort. Waste of time and money getting here. Good cafe across the road though.

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Thank Coddy58
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although large the market is repetitive. Lots of 'fake' clothing Look for the cork bags. However, some are genuinely from Portugal but most are Chinese copies.

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Thank Geoff S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

They gypsy market should not be confused with the local market, which seems to be the case with some the pics/ reviews on here. The gypsy market is essentially a carboot sale full of fake goods... and yes two armed guards on the gate. It's situated a little out of town and to be honest NOT worth a visit unless... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Put off initially by rep saying pretty much everything a rip off selling empty cigarette cartons so didn't bother went to the indoor lots of fresh produce found some nice tablecloths n pottery side streets worth a visit lots of cobbled streets so if dependant on wheelchair could find it a bit uncomfortable bone shaker comes to mind but louse... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We were sold this trip as a traditional Portuguese market but really it is full of blatantly fake bags and trainers - one stallholder was supergluing a MK logo onto a bag as we stood and watched. Not worth the money we paid for the trip and a disappointment. On the other hand a short walk into the town centre... More 

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Bennettsbridge, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Got a bus from Praia da Rocha cost €45. Absolute waste of time. Nothing different or interesting. Spent €3 on a donut and churro should have went somewhere else.

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Thank NEGNIN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

If you love markets then it's a must. Not as big as I thought it would be but great stalls and bargains to be had. Remember to barter with the stall holders they like that. Definitely worth a visit

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Google maps took us to the wrong market, we had not been to Loule before and didn't realise until we had parked up (free on a local road). Loads of coach tourists being dropped off - I don't know why! We decided to have a look and were immediately put off by the 2 armed policemen standing near the gates.... More 

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