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Mercado do Bolhao

Rua Formosa, Porto 4000-214, Portugal
+351 22 332 6024
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  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
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“nice market” (9 reviews)
“old market” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Rua Formosa, Porto 4000-214, Portugal
+351 22 332 6024
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Reviewed yesterday

We bought there very nice and cheap cork souvenirs (hope it is really made in Portugal and not in China) :-) But is is true that markets are usually bigger. But you'll buy there everything you need... also cheese, pastry, fish, fruit...

Thank Lucie Š
Reviewed 1 week ago

nothing much different here than many markets in europe, it would be a good visit if you are interested in buying either fresh seafood or some table runners, pass by if you have some time heading to Rua Sanata Catarina

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like markets in many European cities. Many vendors selling fresh meats, seafood, fruits and vegetables. There were also many opportunities to purchase locally produced crafts and souvenirs.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see in Porto. Lots of food and local products. Currently being renovated so it is a bit of a mess, but this is a very old mercado and needs it.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed just by the Bolhao market and visited it several tomes during our stay. Unfortunately it is rather down at heel and lacked any buzz. There were some attractive vegetable stalls and some fresh fish but otherwise rather dull. Maybe November is just not...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular place to go , now more tourists and lesser locals, less fish and more souvenirs, but still you will get a touch of how it functioned in the earlier days

Thank Trondoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mercado do Bolhao in Porto Northern Portugal is a great find to get all the fresh local fruit and vegetables you need in season.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to spend and hour. An old market that is still surviving. There are a few little eateries that sell shellfish with port. A lot of dried meat stalls and port stalls downstairs and upstairs in the gallery which surrounds the market is...More

Thank Katsouna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Morning Saturday visit was peaceful, relaxing and without crowds. The market caters for both the locals and tourists alike. You will find a gifts for good price, have a port wine tasting for better price then downtown or get some fresh stuff such as veggies,...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Monday and the market itself did not seem to be particularly busy. There were still a number of small restaurants open for lunch. Menus and restaurant names are in short supply! We chose one that seemed to have a good contingent...More

Thank thebooths19
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18 November 2016|
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Response from Devilina7076 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday it is closed!!!
20 September 2016|
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Response from Bert V | Reviewed this property |
The market opens around 7am until early until early afternoon