Lisbon Markets offer everything from fresh produce, the latest fashion finds, old vinyl records, antiques and collectables or handmade arts and crafts from local artisans. Markets have been a staple of Lisbon culture for centuries, and even today, they're a core part of the city's cultural scene. Locals and tourists alike rub elbows with celebrity chefs and skilled artisans while haggling with vendors for great deals on unique items.

    Many of the markets here are held in historic neighbourhoods and buildings, and you can easily spend entire days wandering the stalls. Check out some of the best markets in Lisbon and learn how to go shopping like a local.

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    Feira do Relógio

    Explore a market full of charm

    Feira do Relógio is a charming Sunday street market that’s among the largest in the city and offers spectacular deals on just about everything you could imagine. This market is a bit off the beaten track in a quiet residential neighbourhood but is right on the Metro line and is worth the trip. You'll find everything from fresh flowers and produce to antiques and collectables, vintage clothing, and even electronics and gadgets among the vendor stalls. You can even find furniture and housewares here.

    If you're looking to find hidden treasure, this is the market where you're likely to find it tucked away. It's just 18 minutes to the north of the city centre.

    Location: Av. Santo Condestável WC, 1950-011 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Sunday from 6 am to 3.30 pm (closed Monday–Saturday)

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    Mercado Praça da Figueira

    Check out a central market in the city centre

    Mercado Praça da Figueira is a historic market offering all the charm of the past and the best modern produce, fresh and prepared foods from meats and cheese to coffee. The market originated in 1755 in an abandoned hospital building and quickly became the central market of Lisbon, focused on farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. It was rebuilt in 2013 by a national company and had a rebirth that maintained all the charm of its historic roots with a distinctly modern presentation and product offerings.

    Today, it offers a butcher, deli, fish, fruits and vegetables, a wine cellar and even a coffee shop. It's also in the heart of the city centre.

    Location: Praça da Figueira 10, 1100-240 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 8.30 am to 8 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +351 21 145 0650

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    Mercado Biológico do Principe Real

    Check out a local upscale public market

    Mercado Biológico do Principe Real is open every Saturday and offers a trendy, upscale approach to a public market with produce, handicrafts, and all manner of kitsch. The produce here is farm fresh, and many of the arts and gifts are handcrafted by local artisans. You can also find homemade prepared food here like baked goods, pastries, local organic wine, locally made cheese and locally sourced honey. You can also find freshly cut flowers.

    If you're looking for a friendly and welcoming upscale public market, Mercado Biológico do Principe Real has what you want. It's conveniently located just a 15-minute drive to the city centre's southwest.

    Location: Praça do Príncipe Real, 1250-096 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm (closed Sunday–Friday)

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    LxFactory Sunday Market

    Check out a bohemian hipster market

    The LxFactory Sunday Market is among the more popular markets in Lisbon in a bohemian neighbourhood that attracts a young, hip crowd and offers vintage items, arts and crafts. You'll find this weekly market tucked among rows of boutique shops, restaurants, and cafes. The market itself is a great place to find secondhand treasures, from antiques and collectables to artwork and general rarities. You'll find everything from old-school fashions to vintage vinyl and wall art. You'll also find a selection of gifts, souvenirs and handmade arts and crafts.

    It's also combined with a local fresh fruit and vegetable market for farm-fresh produce. It's about a half-hour from the city centre to the west.

    Location: R. Rodrigues de Faria 103, 1300-501 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm (closed Monday–Saturday)

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    Time Out Market Lisbon

    Try a cultivated selection of prepared foods

    Time Out Market Lisbon is the place to go for locals to find fresh fish and meat inside another, larger market dating to the 1930s, with a carefully curated selection. This place is unique and interesting in that every item on offer here has been selected and tested by an expert team from Time Out Lisbon, a local city-listings resource. It's easy to spend an entire day here exploring food offerings from top chefs in the city ranging from traditional dishes to outlandish fusion food, baked goods, and delicacies.

    When you're done, you can shop the stalls in the larger market for even more selection. It's all just 18 minutes south of the city centre.

    Location: Av. 24 de Julho 49, 1200-479 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Daily from 10 am to midnight

    Phone: +351 21 060 7403

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    Mercado de Santa Clara

    Grab an al fresco lunch in the park

    Mercado de Santa Clara adjoins a gigantic flea market in the Alfama neighbourhood and began as a food market, but today offers classes, antiques, arts and crafts. This is the place to come if you're looking to find good deals on collectable and unique items, many handmade by local artisans. You can also find fresh food and grab an al fresco lunch to eat here or take on the road with you.

    The market is right across the street from a park backed by a stunning historic church that makes for a breathtaking place to spread out a blanket and enjoy your fresh picnic lunch. It's 10 minutes southeast of the city centre.

    Location: Campo de Santa Clara, 1100-472 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Saturday and Tuesday from 9 am to 6 pm (closed Wednesday–Friday and Sunday–Monday)

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    Mercado da Baixa

    Try a Portuguese delicacy in a public square

    Mercado da Baixa is a large food market in a gigantic tent in the heart of Lisbon offering oven-baked bread, fruit liquors, honey, jam, cured meats, cheese and fresh produce. This vibrant market draws foodies from all over for fresh and prepared foods to enjoy. Some highlights include the queijo da Serra sandwich on fresh-baked bread and enchidos sausages.

    The market is located in a scenic square in the city centre, offering astounding views of the castle and dotted with historic statuary. Mercado da Baixa provides plenty of seating for visitors both indoor and outside so you can grab a meal and just sit among people to take in the local culture.

    Location: Praça da Figueira 6D, 1100-241 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Monday–Tuesday, Thursday–Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm (closed Tuesday–Wednesday and Sunday)

    Phone: +351 21 342 1686

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    Campo de Ourique Market

    Shop a suburban market with live music

    Campo de Ourique Market is a suburban market with a few dozen vendors located in a historic 1930s building with a central food court offering arts, crafts, food and music. Like many public food markets, the focus is on fresh local produce, cheeses, fish and bread. What sets this one apart is the recent renovation that added a large central food court serving up prepared food and with a performance area where local musicians put on regular free shows that allow you to take in the local culture.

    This handsome space is something of a local foodie destination. It's located about 15 minutes west of downtown.

    Location: R. Coelho da Rocha 104, 1350-075 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Daily from noon to 10.30 pm

    Phone: +351 21 132 3701

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    Avenida da Liberdade Flea Market

    Find treasures among an upscale shopping street

    Avenida da Liberdade Flea Market is the place to come to find bargains and deals on hidden secondhand treasures along a breezy, shaded, tree-lined avenue. The street on which the market is held is a destination for the upscale shopping set, featuring such boutiques as Armani and Prada. Still, the flea market is a hidden gem where you'll find secondhand books, ancient vinyl albums, and stacks of collectables, all hidden among the polished antiques and vendor tables here.

    The Avenida da Liberdade Flea Market is only 8 minutes south of the city centre. When you visit here, don't be afraid to haggle. Not only is it allowed, but it's expected as part of the tradition.

    Location: Lisboa, Portugal

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    Anjos 70

    Shop one of the city's largest arts and crafts markets

    Anjos 70 is a funky monthly flea market held inside a former glass warehouse in a recently revitalised district offering great deals, local culture and entertainment events. The building in which the market is held has been a cultural centre for over a decade now and offers over 100 vendors in a split-level layout from all across Portugal. Here you can find collectables, home furnishings, arts and crafts, vintage fashions and all manner of new and secondhand goods, often at fantastic prices.

    This is one of the largest arts and crafts markets of its kind in Lisbon, and it's held the first weekend of every month. It's also easy to find in the heart of the city centre.

    Location: Regueirão Anjos 70, 1150-020 Lisboa, Portugal

    Open: Satruday–Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm (closed Monday–Friday)

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