The open air farmers’ markets are not only the best places to buy fruit and vegetables in Rio, but also the easiest way to step into the local life. Go for it, soak in the sounds, smells and tastes of Rio.
The details below have information on more than 15 markets in the south zone of Rio, including tasty things you should try.
These are some of the markets happing throughout the week in the South Zone of Rio. Markets are typically open from 6 to 13 hours.
Leblon - Praça Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora
Ipanema - Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz
Gavea - Praça Santos Dumont
- Jabuticaba - The most Brazilian of Fruits
- Caju - The meat portion of the cashew fruit. Did you know that cashew is originally from Brazil?
- Cupuacu - A tasty fruit related to cacao. Tastes like a mixture of banana, orange, and pineapple.
- Caja - Sweet and sour fruit with high content of vitamin c.
- Tapioca Recheadas - Tapioca crepes filled with sweet or savory fillings
- Pastel and Caldo de Cana - Deep fried pastry filled with various filling such as chicken, meat, cheese, and more
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