To visit the Market of Saint Cristóvão is a program that attracts
around 450 thousand visitors monthly, between tourists and natives
of Rio de Janeiro.
Around 700 fixed tents that offer a big choice
of the northeastern culture: typical cookery, craftwork, trios , dance
by the sound of singers and popular poets, outbursts by pamphlet literature,
enjoying a good infrastructure, with traces of dance and stages for shows,
35 restaurants of northeastern cookery, shops of craftwork, public bathrooms.
The Market works since 2003 inside the Tent of Saint Cristóvão, a modern Brazilian
architecture, reformed by the Town hall with the objective to preserve this
traditional space of the northeastern culture in the city.
Check functioning days and hours.
Tuesday to Thursday open from 10 am to 4 pm.
Friday open from 10 am and close only Sunday to 10 pm.