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Feira Hippie de Ipanema

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Address: Rua Visconde de Piraja | Praca General Osorio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-020, Brazil
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

A hippie hangout in the 1960s, this Sunday market in Ipanema is an...

A hippie hangout in the 1960s, this Sunday market in Ipanema is an entertaining place to browse for arts and crafts, as well as to people watch (at Praca General Osario, 8am-6pm, Sundays).

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Great Bargains - - Locally Made

This was a great shopping experience. This is a great place for t shirts, trinkets and gifts to bring home. There were lots of vendors selling a variety of purses, jewelry... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I loved this market. :-) Great selection of Brazilian art and artists happy to talk about their work, also crafts, jewelry, toys, fabric arts, clothing - all handmade and beautiful. We stopped by every time we visited Rio - a MUST VISIT for sure!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a great shopping experience. This is a great place for t shirts, trinkets and gifts to bring home. There were lots of vendors selling a variety of purses, jewelry, clothing, artwork, you name it. I was especially drawn to the artwork, and jewelry and purchased several items to bring home. The prices were reasonable, and many of the... More 

Thank Bonnie T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOTS of clever, good quality products. Leather, wood, metal, candles, clothes, toys, crafts, jewelry, food, paintings. you'll be amazed at the selection and the quality. And the prices are pretty good. Most of the merchants will give you a discount if you pay cash.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

The Hippie Fair Just off Ipanema beach on Sunday, this is a treasure trove of art and local crafts several blocks square. It is a feast for the eyes of textiles, accessories and clothing, with a long and varied outdoor gallery of paintings. All the vendors were smiling and as helpful as could be. We purchased a wall hanging painted... More 

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Saint John, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

This market offers a variety of items and some good values. We made a number of purchases here. Many places do accept credit cards.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

The Hippie Fair is the best place to pick up your souvenirs for a bargain. Well worth the visit if you are there on a Sunday.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

It's a bit touristy and perhaps not a market you would make a particular trip to, but if you're passing thru or in the area, why not. You can buy some small trinkets (shop around for the cheaper ones) and sample some authentic Bahia food.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Here is the best place to buy handcrafts from the artist themselves. There are hundreds of stores of food, handcrafts, paintings, and souvenir. Its not that expensive, and to get here is very easy as the metro station is right at the entrance.

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Also known as the Hippie Market, this is a Rio must-do. It is only open on Sunday. It includes hundreds of vendors selling all sorts of handmade items & food. My favorite is the man who makes things from tiny bits of seashell

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to spend a cloudy Sunday at but if the sun is shining then no. A lot of tourists and the things that's for sale is just for tourists. But it's a cheerful place and worth a visit if you have nothing else to do!

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Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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