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Surprisingly Empty on a Saturday

We always like to get a feel for the local community we are visiting by going to each town's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fondue4two
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Rochester, NY
Nice market and underground parking

We parked our car at the market as it has an easy access to city center and our hotel. We stopped... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
moufoudou
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Quebec City, Canada
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“Surprisingly Empty on a Saturday”
May 9, 2018
“Nice market and underground parking”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always like to get a feel for the local community we are visiting by going to each town's market. We stopped in Coimbra's mercado on a Saturday morning and it was pretty dead. There were a fair number for vendors but it was not...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We parked our car at the market as it has an easy access to city center and our hotel. We stopped at the mercado and it was cool to see the food stand. There is a nice place to eat for lunch.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I went on a Thursday early afternoon unforantently a lot of the stalls were closed for the day but it appeared to be a very good market. It has several floors with an elevator, escalators and stairs with a wide range of vendors and a...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This was our only day to visit and we found very little there. We saw a long row on empty stalls, a few vegetable stands, a couple of cheese vendors, and little else. We did buy some cheese which was tasty and reasonably priced.

1  Thank solomon5
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is not just a tourist attraction that has been redone as in the bigger cities! It is a real market that is central to the communityThere is a funicular/elevator combination to get the elderly housewives of Coimbra down to the market which is the...More

1  Thank Jesse K
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Located at the foot of Avenida Sà da Bandeira and near the Baixa, the Municipal Market is where many local smallholders sell their produce. There are a wide range of vegetable, meat and fish stalls and a few shops selling other goods. The market was...More

1  Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 26 January 2015

The covered market of Coimbra is a place I already know for about 14 years and is to say a part of the visit of the city of “Coimbra”, close to the old town, shopping street, with an underground car park just before the entrance...More

1  Thank Hans G
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

Renovated market just near the city center. All types of vendors and sellers. Great access and parking. Although you have to pay to park, its really very and I mean very cheap. As all markets, this one starts early and by 1pm its pretty much...More

4  Thank Rui S
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VictoriaColwood
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Response from Hans G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Thanks for asking if the Market is open. I can say that the market place is only open from Monday until Saturday, but you have still allot of interesting things to see at a few steps away, things like A capela, the Sé... More
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