If you're like me, and you seek out markets wherever you go, I'm sure you'll like it. It definitely is an assault on the senses in ever way. An endless network with something surprising around every corner. Stay alert though, people are pushing carts and carrying things in all directions so stopping to take photos isn't always the best idea.... 更多
In addition to the usual fruits, vegetables, meat and fish....this market offered relics and animals for Candomble religious beliefs and ceremonies. Very interesting.
This is not really a fair review because we we only drove slowly by a couple of times in a taxi, and temporarily stopped a couple of times, once while the taxi driver ask the policeman where he could park (which there was no where nearby for the taxi to park, so that we could go in for 15 minutes... 更多
Great place to take pictures, recommended by my b&b owners. They sell mostly fruit, vegs and meat here. The colours are amazing but the smells can be intrusive and if you are a strict vegetarian you may wish to avoid this
The Sao Joaquim Market is a place you can go for just about anything, ranging from vegetables, fruits, seafood, and meats to fabrics and jewelry to diverse religious items, particularly for Candomble. Parts are open air, and most are covered. If you are looking for polished floors and neatly stacked shelves of packaged merchandise, this is not the place for... 更多
Get the bus at the bottom of the Lacerda elevator. It's about 3kms, I think. Ask the ticket guy to tell you when it's near. Market Sao Joaquim has fruits, veggies, souvenirs, odds and ends, including Candomble spiritual items, mystical concoctions and remedies, home bottled jungle juices and many grades of dende oil! Very exciting for all. of your senses!
Who is into markets that are a little bit different than the average one will love this place. Tiny little streets, sometimes quite dark with thousands of different smells (not always pleasant) and as many people are covering a large area with fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, life stock, souvenirs, household stuff, etc. Not many tourists around and a real Salvador/Bahia... 更多