Feira da Ladra

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The fair is a traditional concept that you can easily find all around Lisbon.

In the corners of the streets or occupying whole squares they consists of amateur markets, different in type and items sold.

Go there and enjoy this colourful and full of life experience!

You can find new or ancient items at a lower or higher price and you can feel the particular atmosphere in it: vendors, fully dedicated to the sales will try to talk to you and convince you in buying this incredible object that could change your life...

And you cannot really expect what you could find!

The most famous one is called ‘Feira da Ladra’ but the Municipality is providing the full list of fairs in the city: Feira da Ladra, Feira da Luz, Feira das Galinheiras, Feira de Antiguidades, Velharias e Artesanato do Príncipe Real, Feira de Artesanato de Benfica, Feira de Artesanato do Sacramento, Feira de Artesanato do Terreiro do Paço, Feira de Artesanato Português, Feira de Artesanato Urbano da Graça, Feira de Produtos Biológicos do Príncipe Real, Feira do Relógio, Feira na Avenida, Feira Temática Penha de França, Feira Urbana de Santo Estevão, Feira Urbana Penha de França, FeirAlegria, Lx Market - Feira na Fábrica, Mercado Biológico Agrobio, Mercado de Fusão (Feira do Martim Moniz), Sábados da Ribeira.

Among these the most famous is Feira da Ladra or Flea Market.

It is born in the XIII century and it has been located definitely in 1903 in Campo de Santa Clara.

According to the commonplace, the name is recalling the fact that people sell stolen objects in the fair. It is not clear if this is the truth, anyway it is sure that there you can find a lot of different objects!

Usually they are second-hand objects, ancient or new, not necessarily or objectively beautiful, but for sure, odd and unique.

And it is not only a matter of what you can buy, but also which the atmosphere you can experience walking through the market.

So, don’t miss the opportunity to visit it and to buy something you will remember that moment forever...The fair is taking place each Tuesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.!


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Posted on December 2, 2014 .