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The centenary Market of Bolhão (MB) is the most emblematic market of the city of Porto and one of the most famous in Portugal, classified in 2006 as Property of Patrimonial Interest, and in 2013, as a Monument of Public Interest. It has been in...more
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Rua Formosa, Porto 4000-214, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been to many markets around the world . This one has a variety of products but I'm not sure about how real it is. It's a bit dilapidated but it sure is hyped as authentic. I'd pass.More

Thank Chinapjs
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
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Caro Chinapjs, o seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Obrigado pela sua visita ao Mercado Temporário do Bolhão, um...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly when my family and I went to visit the Mercado do Bolhao we found that the original building is being renovated and the market had moved to a temporary site a short distance away. The market itself was interesting but the new building lacked...More

Thank Andrew050665
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Caro Andrew050665, o seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Obrigado pela sua visita ao Mercado Temporário do Bolhão, um...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely grand old market building on ground level with an impressive staircase onto surrounding balcony. The market has many stalls serving staple groceries and fruit and vegetables. There is a lovely atmosphere but sadly the building needs a lot of attention to renovate it to...More

Thank Russell S
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Caro Russel S, obrigado pelo seu comentário! O Mercado do Bolhão encontra-se agora no Mercado Temporário do Bolhão, um espaço...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

advertising throughout the city. information on how to get hit, but it is difficult to hit because it is in the shopping gallery on -1. A few stands downstairs. nothing interesting. In each store there are more products. Oysters, sea fruits etc., forget it. Waste...More

1  Thank piotr s
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Caro piotr s, o seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Obrigado pela sua visita ao Mercado Temporário do Bolhão,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the original location was being renovated so we only saw the "mercado temporario Bolhao" which was still fun with a great variety of vendors but small scale compared to other market venues I've been to in Europe. Traditional and local foods were available but...More

Thank lovetravel888
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Cara lovetravel888, obrigado pela sua visita ao Mercado Temporário do Bolhão e por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Currently (July 14, 2018) the marked has moved due to renovation. The temporary marked is placed in what most of all looks like a parking garage. Not really authentic.More

4  Thank Jensdk
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Caro Jensdk, obrigado pelo seu comentário! Convidamo-lo a visitar o Mercado do Bolhão após a conclusão da empreitada de restauro...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

this place offers very fresh food, such as fruit, vegetables, fish and sea food, but also local products, such as porto, wines and sardines and cheeseMore

1  Thank Piotr M
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Caro Piotr M, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

We were looking forward to a traditional European fresh market with local produce and unusual finds to take home with us. But we circled the block where the map shows the market and finally determined it was closed for renovations. The market is in what...More

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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Caro lmvacation, o seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Obrigado pela sua visita ao Mercado Temporário do Bolhão. Convidamo-lo...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Like other mercados, but it was under renovation. It took away from it a lot. Porto is a cool city for shopping and scenery. I would spend three days there if I went back. Nice place to visit with great public transportation.We took the train...More

Thank south6
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Caro south6, obrigado pelo seu comentário! Convidamo-lo a visitar o Mercado do Bolhão após a conclusão da empreitada de restauro...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful market with beautiful fruit, vegetables, meats, fish, wine and port, Portuguese specialty items, bread, sweets, cafes. Housed in a bright, modern location while the historic, original market is being restored. Just go!More

Thank Nancy C
mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Cara Nancy C, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos...More

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David F
5 July 2018|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Hi back in March there were still quite a few stalls trading even though renovations were going on all around them. Nancy may have visited since then, However I am pretty certain that they will be trading somewhere close as... More
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Victoria243
18 November 2016|
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Response from Devilina7076 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday it is closed!!!
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Normannomates
21 September 2016|
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Response from Bert V | Reviewed this property |
The market opens around 7am until early until early afternoon
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