Browse and buy at Mercado Central de Maputo, a fruit and vegetable market that serves as a bustling center of local life. Set in a Portuguese colonial building, the covered market features stall after stall of fresh produce, piled high in colorful arrangements. The fresh fish area sells a good selection of freshly caught seafood, while the nut (particularly cashew) and spice stalls are particularly popular with tourists. The market also features a number of handicraft vendors, so treat yourself to a souvenir of your time in town. Make your Maputo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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Mercado Central de Maputo reviews
1901 is proudly written above the main gate at the entrance of the Mercado Municipal. It shows the Portugese rulers at the time were serious about turning Lourenco Marques into an urban center of...
1901 is proudly written above the main gate at the entrance of the Mercado Municipal. It shows the Portugese rulers at the time were serious about turning Lourenco Marques into an urban center of... more »
A very typical local market with all the needs for locals shopping, fruits, vegetable and fresh fish. A little overwhelming on a hot day with many exotic aromas and sights and not a sniff of a breeze!
A very typical local market with all the needs for locals shopping, fruits, vegetable and fresh fish. A little overwhelming on a hot day with many exotic aromas and sights and not a sniff of a breeze! more »
You get all the veggies and fruits and even fish and meat from here.. They are segregated everything so neat and clean. You get all spices and all from here. The shop people are very nice as well. You can buy from different shops and pay together to one person and they will distribute the money themselves. I mostly buy veg and fruits from here.
At the Central market it's possible to find any type of vegetable. I believe it's a plus as this is situated in the Central District. They also stock cashew nuts, basketball from different provinces. They should however improve the cleaning at the sea good section. As I entered the Market I was greeted by an unpleasant smell of dried sea food. I do appreciate the fact that sea food has a natural smell. Unfortunately I forgot to take photos.
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