República Street Market

Feira da República is the most traditional street market of the city: it exists since 1965. The hundreds of handicraft stalls share the space with painters exhibiting and selling their art-work. There is a great variety of products for sale: costume jewelry, clothing, toys, leather goods, silver pieces, decoration, semi-precious stones, household products, stamps and embroidery.

Among the food stalls there are also various options: Chinese yakissoba, hot-dogs, traditional acarajé from Bahia, pasties and sweets.


  • Address Praça da República, Centro (República subway station).
  • Hours Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Phone number (011) 3397-1200

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