Mercado de Sao Jose, Recife, Brazil | CruiseBe
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Mercado de São José

public market, shopping, landmark

Mercado de São José (in English Saint Joseph's Market) is a public market in Recife, Pernambuco. Founded in 1871, it is the oldest Brazilian building constructed of pre-manufactured iron.

The market is made up of 545 shops which sell a variety of fish, spices, herbs, crafts and cordel literature.

The market is a Brazilian historic heritage site.

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