If you want to do more shopping, there are two markets that will satisfy your needs. Do not miss them!

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Street Markets with Character

Two similar markets with an unusual touch

Quinze de Novembro Square has historically been one of the main places for commercial activity in the centre of Río de Janeiro. As long ago as the colonial period, it was known as the customary meeting place for its citizens, who came here to buy food and other items. This attitude still exists today. On Thursdays and Fridays between 08:00 and 18:00, the square hosts a popular street market where you can buy clothing, bags, ornaments and typical Brazilian food, as well as artwork and handicrafts. You can find a similar market in Sans Pena Square, right in the centre of the Tijuca neighbourhood. During its golden years, visitors came here to watch films and theatre debuts, which led to a growth in shops and commercial businesses. Today, the square is still home to a handicraft street market, open all day on Fridays and Saturdays. It sells items similar to the other market, with a number of stalls selling clothing and T-shirts, as well as handmade jewellery and typical regional food and drink.

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