São Paulo

Municipal Market Municipal Market

The Municipal Market is a must-see site for visitors in the downtown area.

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Opened in 1933 in the historical center of São Paulo, the Municipal Market offers approximately 300 stores that sell products such as meat, cheese, dairy products, fish, fruit, coffee and bread.

Gastronomy aficionados and tourists from all over the world walk its narrow halls in search of fresh ingredients. Others visit the market just to enjoy the delicacies of the famous bars and restaurants, or also to try some fresh fruit at the stores.

The Market’s mezzanine area is known for its delicious codfish pastries and supersized baloney sandwiches. The Market’s agenda includes gastronomy events, shows, theater presentations and crafts fairs, making the venue even more appealing.

The building covers an area of 12,600 square meters and a ceiling height of 16 meters. The facade has a sophisticated finish, with stained glass windows created by artist Conrado Sorgenicht Filho and skylights shining natural light inside the building.

Opening hours:
Mondays through Saturdays, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays and holidays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free admission

Duration of the Visit
1 hour.
+55 (11) 3313 3365
More Info
City of São Paulo
Mercadão Portal


Rua da Cantareira, 306 – Centro – São Paulo

The easiest way of getting around town is by taxi. Check out taxi rates and companies available in the city.

There are two subway stations next to the Market: Luz and São Bento. Check out the subway map.

Several buses pass through the Municipal Market area. Check bus itineraries at the SPTrans website

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