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Feira Hippie de Ipanema

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Address: Praca General Osorio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-020, Brazil
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Rio de Janeiro Hippie Fair

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Lots of great buys!

This market is open on Sundays in Ipanema by the metro station. The space is not big but they fit an amazing amount of vendors here. You can find everything from touristy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unless you live in an area with zero street markets, there's no real reason to visit this one. Just a lot of mass-produced junk with the occasional artist in between the other stalls. If you happen to be in Ipanema on a Sunday, why not? But I didn't think it was worth spending a subway fare on.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This market is open on Sundays in Ipanema by the metro station. The space is not big but they fit an amazing amount of vendors here. You can find everything from touristy souvenirs to beautiful paintings. The hardest part is figuring out how to get it home. Lots of good food too. Gets very crowded but fun.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small fair that fits in a park - maybe 50 or so stalls, mostly selling art and clothing. It seemed pretty much like many other fairs I've been too, thus the 3-star "average" rating. I only saw 1-2 food stands, which was disappointing. Coming from the U.S., I guess I was just expecting something bigger, different and/or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tho probably overpriced, was still nice to browse some of the stalls and pickup small inexpensive trinkets/souvenirs. Wish i bought more wish ribbons as gifts, which were only 1 real each...when you order overseas, hipsters will charge up to 5USD for 1. The two food stalls were good, had a nice family atmosphere of ladies running it, and it was... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little overpriced as I assume they know mainly tourists visit. Lots of interesting items to see though!

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Maitland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Some exceptional art offerings in the centre of the fair, but also a wide range of other options on the outskirts. Some tasty food offerings also present, particularly the tapiocas 👌🏻

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Pretty over-rated. Has unfortunately nothing to do with 'craft' - all products seem to have escaped from some anonymous plants, probably in China. It's there for tourists who understandably are happy to find something different, but hey, it's not worth a visit, or maybe a visit but definitely not worth to spend any kind of money. The local 'crafts people'... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

The Hippie Fair is located in Ipanema Is near the Metro station, General Osoro. It is held every Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. You can buy t-shirts, hand made belts,shoulder bags, figurines of Christ the Redeemer, and some food is sold there..

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We stumbled across this market on one of our walks and are so glad that we did. Set in an outdoor square the stalls had a great selection of souvenirs, costume jewellery, nick knacks and crafts. The thing that impressed us the most was the amazing selection of art from local artists. We wanted to buy something for our home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Unfortunately I only had a quick trip to this market as it was my last stop in Rio but would have loved more time to explore the local arts and crafts. There was local souvenirs, crafts and paintings as well as imported clothing, bags etc. Some of the art was great and at good prices. Great market, worth the visit.

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Ipanema
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.