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I'm not trying to diss the market but in my honest opinion there's nothing special here. I'm reading words like bustling (it wasn't on the Sat I went), large (it's no bigger than a football pitch, maybe two at most) and adrenaline...?? Possibly reflects the...More
If you are looking for an exciting adventure and a glimpse of how the locals do business Sucupira market is a place to check out. Bustling with vendors in every corner you are sure to feel some type of adrenaline. We went on a week...More
Cape Verde I like to say is "Africa without being in Africa!" However when you come to Mercado de Sucupira, an old fashion flea market, you trully experiment the African Flavor... Very tine places with a lot, I mean a lot of things for sale....More
Which is not to be sniffed at in a boring place like Praia. The good thing is no hassle. In fact if anything I felt under hassled! Not a massive market or even a big market by any means, far larger in The Gambia, Dakar...More
The place is so colorful, full of merchandise and curiosities that you will risk to feel "dizzy"! :-)
It deserves a visit and some purchase even though the goods are not really cheap.
The Praia food market is in my opinion more characteristic and attractive,...More
Sucupira Market is a nice place and wasn't as crowded or hot as I expected from a big market like this. We went around 2pm in the afternoon on a Saturday (New Year's Eve though)
In fact the streets around were much more busy than...More