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Benedito Calixto Market

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Why locals love it

The Benedito Calixto square is just another normal place on weekdays, but turns into one of São Paulo's coolest spots on saturdays. Locals go to the market held there looking for all sorts of items - especially antiques. Plus, the square surrounding is full of places where you can have great food, shop for trendy items and check out art galleries

Why you should visit it

Going to this market is simply one of the best things to do on a São Paulo saturday afternoon. You can have great traditional food from all around Brazil, see some antiques or fashion items and meet new people on this place where things from all cultures and sorts mix in a local style

Special tip

From 14:30 to 18:30 there's a band playing "chorinho" (brazilian music style from the 19th century) on the square that is worth checking!

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Visit this place on saturdays at mornings (11 am- 14 am) and enjoy the old market that offers manual arts, used books and lps/cds, old clothes and decoration pieces. Near, there are coffes, restaurants and bars.
Marcos
Local
February 15, 2018
Very nice place to spend a Saturday afternoon, meeting different people and culture. Nice food as well!
Karina
Local
March 15, 2017
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