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Mercado Municipal de Sao Paulo: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Housed in a stunning example of eclectic industrial architecture, the Mercado Municipal de São Paulo — nicknamed the Mercadão — has thousands of food items on offer, literally from soup to nuts. Lush tropical and temperate fruits from every season...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua da Cantareira 306, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01024-000, Brazil
+55 11 3313 3365
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love Mercadão, even though I nowadays go mostly to Mercado de Pinheiros. It has a very nice atmosphere. A must in São Paulo.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Roam227878
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very busy place with so many people shutting at you to buy something from them. Loved the diversity of the fruit, meat and fish available. The only downside is the number who are there making bit difficult to buy something when you...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank philad2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bustling place with many cheap shops on the streets surrounding the market. Inside the market, it is divided in to area of specialty as they seemed to be grouped together down the isles. The thing to eat are the mozzarella sandwiches which they have taken...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ccriderYVR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Housed in an enormous industrial space, the Mercado Municipal de São Paulo (or simply the Mercadão) is a public market with a lot of fruit, fresh and dry meat and spices. Popular with locals as well as tourists, and thus populated by aggressive vendors, one...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank endoedibles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those who want to experience where locals by every type of food for daily consumption (vegetables, cheese, bread, etc..) and where restaurant owner fill their friezes for the week, all exposed for taste and buy.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Fabi0Oliveira
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The market is huge, there are many options where to eat or buy fruits and meats. Highly recommended !!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RoyRocher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excited to see flow of crowd coming to this place on Sunday morning, we explored many kinds of merchants. If you want to find souvenir, you can find on 1st fl next to stairs going to second fl. Lunches are plenty on 2nd fl, from...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank twiradinata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved waking through this market and seeing all the foods Brazil has to offer. We tasted fruits only found here and loved the overall atmosphere. A must see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lisagE5618WT
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Being in São Paulo I usually try to go to the mercado, I simply love the atmosphere there. Now not everybody will share the taste for doing this but if you do you can’t miss this experience. Simply seeing the variety of food sold there...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank albertjf2016
Reviewed October 9, 2019

A wonderful world of colors and tastes. The foods are the best one and the fruits shops are very complete. Parking is difficult but the visit is very intereting

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank joelmana57
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To truly know São Paulo, you have to start at the old
centre, full of history and landmarks with stories to
tell. Get a taste of local food at the Municipal
Market, and if you are brave enough, head to the
crowded shopping street “25 de março” for cheap deals
on a wide assortment of items. Beautiful buildings in
this area include the Post Office Building, Luz
Station, Pagé Gallery, Pateo do Colegio and the iconic
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Hughwyn H
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Response from dranwb | Reviewed this property |
Yes, As long as it isn’t a holiday.
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August 23, 2015|
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Response from Larabertelli | Reviewed this property |
yes it´s open on Sunday too!!