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Feira de Barcelos (Barcelos Market)

  • Campo da República Map It
  • Barcelos
  • Market/Bazaar

Published 03/16/2017

Fodor's Review

Held every Thursday in the central Campo da República, the Barcelos Market is one of the country's largest. Starting at sunup, vendors cry out their wares, which include almost anything you can think of: traditional Barcelos ceramics (brown pottery with yellow-and-white decoration), workaday earthenware, baskets, rugs, glazed figurines (including the famous Barcelos rooster), decorative copper lanterns, and wooden toys. There are also mounds of vegetables, fruits, cheese, fresh bread and cakes, clothes, shoes, leather, and kitchen equipment—even live poultry. In fall and winter, the scent of roasting chestnuts wafts across the square, promising a snack to tide you over as you browse.

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Campo da República, Barcelos, Braga, 4750, Portugal

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Published 03/16/2017


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