Hippie Fair in Ipanema

One of Rio’s most popular tourist attractions, the Feira Hippie de Ipanema (Hippie Fair in Ipanema) has its origins in the 1960s. Set up initially by Brazil’s Flower Power generation, today the market is held every Sunday (rain or shine) from 9am to 5pm and attracts people from all walks of life – including many travelers too!With over 700 stalls spread across Praça General Osório, the fair has been hailed as the world’s largest open-air art and crafts gallery. The Hippie Fair is the perfect place to pick up authentic Brazilian folk art, jewelry, and even bikinis – all at a reasonable price. Those looking for a place to grab a bite before heading down to the beach will also find some delicious Brazilian treats here. Read more