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  • Excellent28%
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  • Average24%
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  • Terrible1%
Jul 20, 2017
“crowded, selling cheap stuff”
Mar 3, 2017
“Has the atmosphere of a bazaar mixed with a flea market.”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Went there to have a quick look, but this market does not have too much to offer. There is a lots of stuff of questionable quality.

Thank Eva L
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Got a few souvenirs, some good looking knock-off sneakers, and carnival costumes here for very cheap. That being said, I found better quality souvenirs at the Sunday Hippie Fair in Praça Osório in Ipanema Visited on Wednesday afternoon of carnival week and the place was...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Best place if you're a tourist in Rio to buy mementos and Souvenirs at a decent price. Emergency clothes purchases as well. Shop around for best prices and quality.

Thank Nkululeko G
Reviewed January 5, 2017

our airbnb host took us there to get a phone fixed, we went around to find out that it has a lot of thing for fair prices, specially souvenirs which were way cheaper than other places, food was also really good and cheap, it's perfect...More

Thank Juanmanuel R
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Saara Market Centro We had to ask a cab driver to help us find this covered but open air market. It was a weekday and so there were not a large crowd of people, but found lots of well crafted carved wooden souvenirs, assorted candies,...More

Thank Vinopopos
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Do you need batteries? a new pen drive, fix your cell phone? Then Saara may be the place for you. Here are street after street of small specialty shops, along with branches of the more prominent larger institutions, banks and brand name establishments. But beware,...More

1  Thank Gerry_in_Rio
Reviewed November 16, 2016

If you are planning to go to the beach but forgot to bring your Brazillian Bikini, this is a place for it. The 2 pieces (mix and match) cost around R50, while the popular beach towel can be around R25!! super cheap compare to those...More

4  Thank MayLeetha
Reviewed November 15, 2016

this is a place in the downtown of rio that you can buy really cheap things and wholesale also, you may found here all the things that you see in the fancy beaches of rio, but half of the price, you have to bring cash...More

Thank Javiera G
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Nice market area, soo many shops selling a lot of things you never knew you wanted! Be aware and do take an extra look before you buy anything. That tshirt may be half price in the next store.

1  Thank rejse-tosset
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The best place for low price shopping.. You have everything you need in one place.. Highly recommended if you want to save some money on shopping but still get all you need..

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