In the old neighborhood of Alfama, you can find this flea market, called Feira da Ladra (Thief Fair). It is the oldest fair in Lisbon, with origins in the Middle Ages.
It’s a very popular street market where any kind of object can be found in a tent, stall, or spread on the ground. Most of the objects are secondhand, and you can find furniture, antiques, books, magazines, vinyl records, B&W pictures, old cameras, tiles, frippery, and so on. Take your time, and don't be afraid to haggle, as it’s part of the game.
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Hidden treasures at Lisbon's gypsy flea market
Be sure to take the historic yellow Tram 28 into the Heart of the Alfama district on a Tuesday or Saturday to the Feira Da Ladra, Lisbon’s gypsy flea market. This is a great opportunity to get a dose of local flavor as you mingle with the residents buying and selling their wares on Campo de Santa Clara. Anything from broken-in shoes to axe body spray, x-rated videos to classic vinyl records, vintage soda cans to childrens books, you’ll be sure to find something unique and even useful to bring back home with you. Not overrun with the tourist trade yet, jump in and put your Portuguese to practice as you bargain with the vendors – simple knowledge of numbers will go a long way to get a good price.