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Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte

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Neighbourhood: City Center
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Address: Avenida Augusto de Lima 744, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30190-922, Brazil
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+55 31 3274 9434
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07:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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US$ 85.57*
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Private Tour: Discover Belo Horizonte City
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Nice to walk around. Watch out for pick pockets ! A lot to see and buy. Cheap and nice people. Sometimes busy, crowded. You will find something you need to buye for shure !

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rob S
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice to walk around. Watch out for pick pockets ! A lot to see and buy. Cheap and nice people. Sometimes busy, crowded. You will find something you need to buye for shure !

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Thank Rob S
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96 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great market to visit, parking is tough so walk or take an Uber. Tons of shops, food, etc. defintiely go there you will spend hours and have a good time

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Thank Gkrieger
Belo Horizonte, MG
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Local market with foods, cheeses and vegetables from all over the country. Nice place to look around, shop for souvenirs or taste some of the typical dishes in one of the many little restaurants. Good price, friendly service.

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Thank Luiz N
Belo Horizonte, MG
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is very amazing for shops and restaurants, in a very friendly and warm environment. It is old Central Market for general shops but became a "Cult". Good program for a weekend, and mandatory place to end na "overnight marathon" in one of its bars. Specialty: Chachaça and Cold beer - sliced beef with onions

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Thank GustavoKruger
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place if you want to join something different and be part of the culture of the state of Minas Gerais. They have traditional food, fruits, beer and crafts. During the weekends the market is really busy! So if ou want to find a place to have a sit you have to arrive early. The only thing that is not... More 

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Thank Bárbara S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This market has a many different shops selling fruit, souvenirs, musical instruments, cooking supplies, etc. There are also a few restaurants and bars offering local food/beer in the center of the market. It's an enjoyable way to spend a few hours browsing for gift or something to eat.

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Thank th_dc1289
Belo Horizonte, MG
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62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a good traveler that I suppose be, I can be sure that's one of the three top market in the world! It's my favorite place in BH ever! Few places as Mercado Central translates the soul of his people with flavours, smell, sounds and sympathy as that one! It's a must see place that you arrive as earlier as... More 

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Thank Marlon C
Belo Horizonte, MG
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Mercado Central is indeed one of the best markets in Brasil. You'll find regional and even rare products, delicious fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, linguiça, manioc flour, guaraná, açaí, queijo Minas, do Serro e Caraça (cheese), cachaça, goiabada, doce de leite, handcrafts. And you can have lunch or some snack there...

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Thank eliane253
Belo Horizonte, MG
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A market where you find everything about Minas, our people, our customs and our flavors. Try the local cuisine, eating chicken gizzard, chicken with okra, crackers, pork belly, cheese bread and the famous local sweets. Come and see the beautiful handicrafts of Minas Gerais.

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Thank Paulo Eduardo M
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83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the market to buy topical foods of Minas. There were many shops which sells cheese, spices, sweet, vegetables, meats and fishes. Also, they sell not only food but also topical foods and souvenirs. Worth to visiting.

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Thank ひさみん

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