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The Best Markets in Lisbon, Portugal
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The Best Markets in Lisbon, Portugal

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Updated: 22 December 2017
Lisbon has a huge selection of excellent markets selling everything from fashion to fish. For anyone who wants to explore old and new districts of Lisbon, all whilst truly embracing the local culture, here’s our guide to some of Lisbon’s best markets.

Mercado da Ribeira

The largest market in Lisbon, the Mercado da Ribeira houses a large food pavilion where some of the city’s top chiefs are ready to satisfy the needs of hungry customers. Ribeira Market is the best place to look for all sorts of seafood, especially for cod, or ‘bacalhau, an iconic ingredient in Portuguese cuisine. The food court offers a variety of snacks and full meals including traditional Portuguese sandwiches called prego or bifana, and an excellent selection of locally produced wines and cheeses.

Mercadoda Ribeira, Cais do Sodré, Av. 24 de Julho, Lisboa, Portugal, +351 213 462 966

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Mercado do Jardim, Crafts and Design Market

Located in a tiny magical park in the heart of Lisbon, this weekly crafts and design market allows local talents to showcase their handicraft. Musicians and street performers occupy free spaces under the overhanging trees in the park, and are responsible for creating an atmosphere of relaxation and dreaminess. This market is a great alternative to countless tourist souvenir shops. The market is open from Spring to Autumn.

Jardim da Estrela, Praça da Estrela, Lisboa, Portugal

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Feira da Ladra

Feira da Ladra literally translates as the ‘thieves fair.’ It is the oldest and the most vibrant flea market in Lisbon, and special