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Mercado Modelo

Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here, there are a lot of cultural stuff from Brazil and especially from Salvador. The price is acceptable. There are 2 restaurants on the 2nd floor (which basically seems like one but divided in two parts). We entered the right side. The food is fantastic...More

Thank Newya C
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The market has a lot of local craft and interesting items to sell but the problem are the sellers. Apart from items being really overpriced, sellers did not let us buy the items we wanted with ease. We tried to buy a small bottle of...More

Thank ulissesd2014
Reviewed 12 April 2017

You can find almost anything in this two story shop, and will need a few hours to really explore it all. Narrow hallways lined with booths, filled with wares! Fun if you don't mind crowds. As with any tourist spot, keep an eye on your...More

Thank trochilids
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Only come here if you need to buy gifts it has nothing very authentic only tourist novelty products. It's super busy and can be over priced so negotiate every purchase. The food on the 1st floor is ok but it tourist prices so eat in...More

Thank Monique N
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The handicrafts are for tourists but also there is a local cultural behind of them. The handicrafts are made by raw materials, such as leather, clay, wood, seashells, gold, silver, etc. The main theme of them is religion and also, the good luck charms such...More

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 27 March 2017

At the bottom of the Elevador Lacerda (port level) you find the Mercado Modelo, which use to be the customs house / warehouse, that has now been converted into a Gigantic “stuff” market and a large restaurant where we had some necessary refreshments to renew...More

Thank Tommy599
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Small place where the local handcraft and clothes are sold lit of negotiation to reach good price we tasted the local cuisine which is nice

Thank Mostafa A
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Expensive for nothing u can go to polerinho using the elevator and u will find same staff and shipper , bytheway polerinho it's a safe place do be scared just be friendly with the people there and they will do the same ,

Thank Ranyhowayek
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Spent the day in Salvador when on a cruise. Had a few cool and very inexpensive beers in the bar above Mercado Modelo. A relaxing place to sit and watch the world go by overlooking the harbour. A very busy market with a lot of...More

Thank AlCatraz
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Some absolute bargains here. Some of it is typical touristy tat but it's DEFINITELY worth going to - i bought a typical brazilian pot for 10 Reis here. The exact some one in the airport cost 50!

Thank Js9574
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Whats the best way to get to Mercado Modelo from Salvador Airport?
13 February 2017|
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Response from Andre1277 | Reviewed this property |
Take a bus to the city and than a taxi, you can safe money. Or if you can spent money, take a direct taxi, it's easy.