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Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte

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Avenida Augusto de Lima 744 | esq de av Amazonas e rua Sta Catarina, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30190-922, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This market has everything: dogs, birds; herbs; clothes; restaurants; spices; cheese; cakes; anything and everything.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 333joaquime
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I like the distribution they have. People are very friendly and very helpful for people like me that can't speak Portuguese. I love the colors of the Market!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DiaraliSpace
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place to chill and have an icecream while appreciating the view. It is also sorrounded by very good museums, which you can visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Flavio M
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Mercado central is certainly an experience, pleasant to walk around and the aromas are (mostly) nice! The live animal section isn’t pleasant but on the whole it is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank AshCorlett
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

This is a busy, vibrant market. Not sure how I feel about the animal section but there were a lot of pretty birds. Best thing was the liver and onions at La Fortaleza market stall. Pricey but considering I won't touch liver at home, it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Millet02
Reviewed March 2, 2019

For those who like food and also want to understand more about the state of Minas Gerais and its culture, this must be an essential part of your visit. You can spend a whole morning or afternoon walking round the stalls trying cheese and cachaça....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ireland_timothy
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

The pleace is always crowded with locals. A good sign! You can find typical food, drinks and art. Go to one of the local pubs.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Cecilia K
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Is place where you can see the products from the state and enjoy typical things. Good variety of products,cheeses and vegetables. Can tste locall food..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bandeira21
Reviewed January 28, 2019

I can honestly say that this is the largest municipal market I have ever visited. An incredible array of local produce and unusual Mineira crafts. Easy to get lost, but fairly easy to find your way out! Great place to buy cachaca at a wide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank PedroMig
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

A great and interesting place to visit and buy some good and local food! Onde of the best places to understand what people from Minas Gerais produce and like to eat!

Date of experience: November 2018
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