Mercado Central

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Av. Alberto Nepomucemo, 199 - Centro, Fortaleza - CE, 60055-000, Brazil
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-8534548586
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Market, Family And Kids

Also known as the Fortress Central Market, the Mercado central specialises in handmade goodies of the Ceara province. Dating back to 1809, the market was initially set up for the trade of meat, fruits and vegetables. It was later renovated and now is set in an impressive circular building. Housing around 500 stores, drop in to shop for clothes, accessories and more!

  • Entry is free.

  • Bus : 11, 13,17, 33, 54, 55, 71, 106, 905, 906, 909, 12

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  • Mercado Central Address: Av. Alberto Nepomucemo, 199 - Centro, Fortaleza - CE, 60055-000, Brazil
  • Mercado Central Contact Number: +55-8534548586
  • Mercado Central Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Mercado Central Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mercado Central(preferred time): 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mercado Central: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 74.82% of people who visit Fortaleza include Mercado Central in their plan

  • 75.56% of people start their Mercado Central visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Mercado Central

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

90.45% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mercado Central

People normally club together Centro De Turismo Do Ceara and Dragao Do Mar Theatre while planning their visit to Mercado Central.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • The self-service, pay-by-weight cafés aren’t particularly good and they aren’t particularly cheap, but for most travellers they are affordable. You get to see the food and design your meal, which, for me at least, is reassuring (for health reasons I’m on a low-fat diet, which isn’t always easy to follow in Brazil).

  • Shopping popular enorme, onde se encontra de tudo da cultura local, porém muito quente e abafado.

  • Wow - if you’re looking for anything and everything, you’re bound to find it here! I spent a good hour wondering from floor to floor without finding anything in particular but still enjoying the exploration. Things are dirt cheap and if you’re a tourist looking for souvenirs, this a good place to start

  • Great for bargains and bikinis the atm's were crazy busy when we were there so if you can take cash with you.

  • Nice place for local goodies

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