Feira de Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro

4.2
Sample spicy cuisine and examine handicrafts at Feira de Sao Cristovao, a huge shopping center dedicated to local foods and crafts. With over 700 food and drink stalls and eateries, this bustling place offers a blend of shopping and eating to satisfy the most demanding of tourists. Frequent public events like live music performances, dances, and street theaters entertain those who want more from their visit--the center is open 24 hours a day. Put Feira de Sao Cristovao into our Rio de Janeiro trip builder app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Rio de Janeiro.
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  • The SC Fair is one of the best places for tourists and Cariocas to enjoy some of the joy, cuisine and art of the North and northeast. There are endless food options typical of both the regions and Rio, but almost all places only offer food in quantity. It is always served for 4, 6 or 8 people and the price is very good (it is possible to eat a lot for only £20.00 per head). The ticket is $5 in normal days and $10 in days with specific attractions, and in some moments it is possible to enter for free.
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  • I didn't think you'd like the St. Christopher Fair so much. Good energy in place, very colourful, many varieties of products, musical attractions, friendly people, has exceptions, but the vast majority of people in the stalls are nice.
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  • I love this place, and as a tourist destination, it's a little bit off the beaten path. However, this doesn't mean that it's still not worth the visit. Make sure that you arrive here by uber or a taxi. Public transport options are a no-go to get here. It has an authentic local atmosphere, and people are friendly and welcoming. Expect lots of interesting gift shops and souvenirs, but aside from this you can also sample delicious Brazilian fare, from the north-east of Brazil. Expect grilled meats, well cooked barbecue and other local treats.
  • SO fun! It is hard for a tourist to navigate this place, but if you get a chance to go there with local friends, must go. Everyone is having fun, eating delicious food, and dancing all night long!
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