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Mar 25, 2019
“Rio Antigo Fair”
Nov 10, 2017
“Great outdoor market in Rio”
First Saturday of the month, 10am-6pm
Rua do Lavradio | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

This place is great for street shopping. Picking up various souvenirs of Rio from here was a good idea. It is all so colourful and festive.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Zarin S
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

During our recent visit to Rio we were looking for a market where we could spend a couple of hours and possibly buy a few gifts. After reading a review on TripAdvisor we visited the Rio Antigo market. The market is on the 1st Saturday...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

This was sensational!! We stopped at the tourist information kiosk under the Arcosda de Lapa and asked for suggestions on where we could get some authentic street food and restaurants. The man said we could try around the corner but there wasn't really anything available.......More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across the street market and realised it was the place to be on a Saturday The streets were packed with people and live music and outdoor dining We had a traditional lunch of beans and meat and then cocktails and more cocktails Locals...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank hailey_bloore
Reviewed March 16, 2016

If by any chance you are in Rio de Janeiro when the fair is on, which is in the first Saturday of the month, don´t miss the opportunity to go and see lots of beautiful things to buy, good music to listen and good food...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Carla C
Reviewed March 5, 2016

This is well worth a trip, even better, (from what we saw later) book a hotel in the area for the night at least. We had a hotel one street away from this market and only stumbled across it by chance as we were taking...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank adamdobb
Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is a place where even the locals go - which is always something good to know. You must go in the 2nd Saturday of the month, when besides the antique shops and the bar and restaurants placed in Lavradio St., you will also find...More

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank vanicevalle
Reviewed September 22, 2014

Only on the first Saturday of each month. Great atmosphere, music bands, restaurants etc.. All is for sale : new and old.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank YinYang01
Reviewed May 12, 2013

This splendid street bazaar is set on first saturday of each month. If you happen to be in Rio on right date, it is well worth a visit and few hours spent there. There are few temporary antiques stands (more to be found on proper...More

Date of experience: May 2013
4  Thank siteg
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