Mercado Municipal

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Rua da Cantareira, 306 - Centro, Centro São Paulo - SP, 01024-000, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-1133133365
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Walking Area, Market, Street Market, Family And Kids

About Mercado Municipal, Sao Paulo

From its name, it's quite evident that the Mercado Municipal, is a market. But there's more to the story than just some buying and selling. A designated covered market place since the1930's, the architecture of the hall is what will first lure you into it. Once you've come to terms with the exquisite skylights and the stained glass windows will you then appreciate the sights at eye-level.

The Mercado Municipal is Sao Paulo's largest food and produce market. There is no better sight in the city that encapsulates the architecture, history and some local culture and life as well the Mercado. With over 300 stalls, take time and browse through some local delicacies. Grab a bite at any of the quaint old cafes before you call it a day.

Mercado Municipal Ticket Prices

  • Mercado Municipal is a neighbourhood and has no entry fee.

How To reach Mercado Municipal by Public Transport

  • Sao Bento (Metro Station)
  • R. Da Cantareira, 215 (Bus stop)

Restaurants Near Mercado Municipal

  • Mortadela Brasil
  • Hocca Bar - Mercado Municipal
  • Bar Do Mane

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Things to Know Before Visiting Mercado Municipal

  • 95% of people who visit Sao Paulo include Mercado Municipal in their plan

  • 29.67% of people start their Mercado Municipal visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Mercado Municipal

Monday, Friday and Saturday

89.01% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mercado Municipal

People normally club together Ibirapuera Park and Pateo Do Colegio while planning their visit to Mercado Municipal.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Nice food markt with fruit, vegetables, cheese and meat. Nice to wander around even though feels a bit like a tourist place. The area around the market does not feel safe at all. The walk from Luz metro station to the market was rather disturbing, once inside it felt safe. Best grab a taxi to get there.

  • Famous tourist point of São Paulo. Wide variety of fruits that stand out by color and aroma, not to mention the option to buy them as a dessert in special cuts or in pots like fruit salad.

  • This is an all time favorite, swing by the experience the wonderful flavors of tropical Brazilian fruits and juices. Several bakeries to chose from delicious freshly baked breads, cakes and cookies. You have to try the famous Sao Paulo staple Mortadela Sandwich and a stupid cold draft beer! If you haven't visited this place you don't know anything about Sao Paulo the their people!

  • Nice for tourists that are able to see and taste a lot of our local fruits. The price price point is really high and locals would definitely shop elsewhere. Unfortunately the surrounding neighborhood is very dirty and foreigners should be cautious of going there alone.

  • This is a cool indoor market with many fruit and vegetable stands. There are also some stands selling meals on the first level. On the second floor, there are only restaurants but the lines were so long we didn't try any of them. We bought fruit from downstairs that they charge per kilo. We ended up buying one kilo of fruit but it was expensive! $30 (in USD) for not much fruit. The mango and dates were amazing though and made it worth it!

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