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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Major stop in Florianopolis, everything you want to see in one place

Its has food, trinkets, and all the stuff a tourist would want to buy including cheap shoes. The best part was looking at all the different fruits, fish and seafood on display.

Reviewed 10 September 2015
Los Angeles, California
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great place to check out local skills and crafts found on this 'Island of Witches'. Found some wonderful banana leaf art and local ceramics. Do visit it.

Thank Rivertraveller2014
Aracaju, SE
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Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

It's pretty organized and clean. But apart from eating, there's not much else to do. It's small and the the shops do not sell anything out of the ordinary. Next to it there's an old building which offers some of the local handcrafts. However, it looks terrible from the outside and there are no signs saying what it actually is.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Its has food, trinkets, and all the stuff a tourist would want to buy including cheap shoes. The best part was looking at all the different fruits, fish and seafood on display.

Thank marynaturelover
Florianopolis, SC
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Downtown in the center of the colonial section of the city, the public market is an active commercial center, not really a tourist attraction. The market has clothing stalls and well as all sorts of hardware, appliance stalls but the main attraction are the seafood stalls. Although shrimp is the main attraction, shoppers can find all sorts of local fish... More 

Thank GerryBrasil
Florianopolis, Brazil
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

It is a typical place to visit if you go to Florianópolis. You find seafood everywhere and the atmosphere of the place is vey charming. The construction is very beautiful and it is nice also to eat seafood after being around the place.

1 Thank Mayra A
Calvia, Spain
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014

This market has this very brazilian light and happy style. You ca have great and very cheap sea food dishes in the heart of downtown old style part of Florianopolis

Thank Gaobinna
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2013

We have been robbed near by the Municipal Market in central Florianopolis. We have parked our car in the parking place and our luggage was in the car boot. When we went back to the car, it was open and they took our luggage. We were left with nothing else than the clothes we were wearing. Police, rent a car... More 

1 Thank silvialourenco
Scottsville, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Very good selection of seafood. Loved the beaches and bars outside the city. The beaches were not for the weak, lots of waves and surf. Enjoyed touring the Island and staying at Prai do Armacao, which had more natives than tourists.

Thank Jackie P
Natick, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

public market is the place that shows you the beautiful mix that florianopolis can provide. go to box 32 and the other places that can serve you a nice cold "chope" it is priceless!

Thank fabiobertuol
Florianopolis, SC
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Usually a city's public market is to feature local stuff, like food, goodies, local art and so on. But while there is typical food (and fresh seafood) available, with occasional local art, on a general thought it is not like a typical public market as we see on most of the cities around the world. The downside is that the... More 

1 Thank Rafael R

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