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Campo Sao Cristovao | Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20921-440, Brazil
Zona Norte (North Zone)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only did I like this place because there were so many locals, it's also a nice place to see their food and other local products. The market is traditional and the food was very delicious. Even if we are used to high standards and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lummjen
Reviewed 14 July 2018

It's possible that this is a cool spot to visit on weekends, but it's not worth the trip out on a weekday, especially with rain. Almost all of the vendors are gone, and the place seems kind of sad. I'd try it again on a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Nice food and cultural experience. Typical North-East Brazilian food and drinks sold at the small both and cafes and a lot of life forro bands palying and people dancing.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Yulia F
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

One of the best things I did in rio. This place has places to buy crafts and great food that was also very cheap. A lot of stages with live music and a lot of people dancing. Dance with the people there and learn from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NaomiCat12345
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you like the northeast area of the country, that’s the place for you. Great food anywhere in one of the restaurants, souvenirs of all kinds and very nice people everywhere. They have live shows as well and there’s a lot of fun!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Piccirillo68
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The northeasteners helped to make Rio what it is nowadays, left their homeland to come work and make a living here; this area is a way for them to feel back home somehow, with their music, foods and culture. There are stands and kiosks, as...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank vitorbabrazil
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Come here on a weekend afternoon - you won't regret it. There are many places selling all kinds of stuff, good restaurants, but the best part is the live shows, with great music and locals dancing and singing. Great, authentic experience.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ogol17
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Went here as I was hungry for some local flavor and was not disappointed. A 30min bus ride from copacabana and I arrived pretty easily. Its by far the biggest easiest thing to spot and the bus stops across the road. 5 rial to go...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank feynealldayj
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I went there on Saturday it was highly recommended by locals and there was various positive reviews on the web. Got there shortly after 10h00 and majority of the stalls were closed. It was dirty and there was some stalls selling raw hanging meat in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Thanya79
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is probably one of those unique places in Brazil where you find typical food, drinks, artists and handcraft stuffs. Just avoid the hot temperatures during the summer

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Alexandre M
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