People in the traditional Friday market of Tomar

Traditional markets often reflect the life style, culture and habits of people. In this case it is a long tradition in Tomar for people to head to the local market on Fridays. It’s a weekly event that has been taking place for a few centuries, even though some people now prefer supermarkets and shopping centres. Even if you don’t want to buy anything it’s still interesting to feel the atmospheres of the Tomar market.

People at the traditional market of the City of Tomar in Portugal

Vendors and customers at the traditional Friday market in Tomar

 

People at the Friday market of the City of Tomar in Portugal

People walking around at the weekly market of Tomar. The mature couple on the left seem to be tourists visiting the market

 

People at a tapestry area of the market of the City of Tomar

People in another area of the market in Tomar, which sells a wide range of tapestry

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