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Only on thurdays!!

Can find the tradicional market! Very good to take pictures if the local goods and people!! Good... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2016
Luis D
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Good. Beware of beggers

It was good with a nice local feel to it. You can get a good bargain. Beware of beggars as there... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2015
748mrf
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London, United Kingdom
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29 Jun 2016
“Visit of weekly market”
3 Mar 2016
“Only on thurdays!!”
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Was disappointing as there were loads of clothes stalls and souvenirs and not many traditional items. However the fruit, veg and cake stalls were delicious and good value. The cakes in northern Portugal are worth a visit alone

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Angela C
Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Can find the tradicional market! Very good to take pictures if the local goods and people!! Good walk under the improvised marketshed and can feel the aromatic on the vegetables area.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Luis D
Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

This market is well known for being one of the largest in Portugal. It is big but many of the stalls carry the same things. Lots of aprons etc with the Barcelos cockerel and lots of clothes, shoes and blankets. We spent half an hour...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed August 26, 2015

If you like car boot sales you'll love this weekly Thursday bun fight. It definitely lives up to its reputation as the largest market in Europe. Although not wholly an artisan market as suggested in guide books this market needs to be seen to be...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank DoraandNigel
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

It was good with a nice local feel to it. You can get a good bargain. Beware of beggars as there are a lot of beggars in the area which only want money as they will not accept any food.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed May 14, 2015

Yep, the Thursday market is very large and colorful. I took quite a few pictures. If I had needed a replacement pair of shoes I bet I could have found some. And if I hadn't just had breakfast in my hotel, the sweet rolls looked...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank NewHampshireNomad
Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is a huge market with a strong Portugese following as well as tourists. However there are lots of stalls selling the same things - how many times do you want to see the same shoes for sale? 90% of the shoes offered were on...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank johnson6
Reviewed May 2, 2014

I visited Barcelos' weekly market on May 1st. Maybe because it's a holiday and it's the Festival of the Crosses' week, it was incredibly crowded. It's a huge market, full with local farmers selling their produces. Also, there are many clothes stalls (beware of counterfeit)...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Pedro P
Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Don't go to this market for shopping, do go to wonder around, enjoy the chaos and people and heaps of food, plants, domestic articles, clothing and ceramics that is sold. Huge market, so much to see and great and easy day trip from Porto (about...More

1  Thank Anne-Marijke
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