Central Market of Belo Horizonte
The Central Market in Belo Horizonte, SE Brazil is considered one of the best markets in the world.
Built in 1929
A Bustling & Colorful World
Built in 1929, the market occupies an entire city block in the center of the city. Inside is a bustling and colorful world of stalls selling everything from hot foods and groceries to housewares and even live animals (which has been the subject of heated debate).
Belo Horizonte is in the state of Minas Gerais, which is home to Minas cheese, traditionally used to make Brazilian cheese bread. Of course you can find wheels of Minas cheese for sale in the Mercado Central!
Brazil is also famous for its coffee and which you can try different samples of in the Mercado Central at one of the many food stalls and coffee shops.