Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay is a popular street market in the Cordon area of Montevideo. Akin to a flea market, locals and tourists alike converge here each Sunday of the month, year-round looking for good finds at bargain prices.
Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay takes place right along Tristan Narvaja Street in the neighborhood of Cordon, close to 18 de Julio Avenue.
You can easily reach Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay via 18 de Julio Avenue.
You can either take a bus or ride a bike and even walk downtown to get to the street market. Walking however, is the best way to reach the marketplace.
What to See
Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay is a bargain-hunter’s paradise. You can find new and used items here sold at reasonable prices. Anything and everything under the sun is available for sale at this street market.
Puppies, spiders and parrots are only some of the live “offerings” here. Arts and crafts, novelty items, books, a gamut of old stuff like televisions sets and radios; plus a number of collectors’ items such as classic vinyl records.
Street food and grocery items are also available for those looking to squeeze in their grocery shopping while browsing through the various stalls spread out here. If you want some reading materials, books and magazines are likewise aplenty here.
With all of these things within reach – and more – hundreds of locals and tourists flock to Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay to get their hands on some of the best buys they can afford.
Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay was named such because it takes place on a street named Tristan Narvaja. The street on the other hand, was named after a prominent lawyer who practiced and lived here until his last days.
Although Tristan Narvaja is Argentinean by birth, he found his calling in Montevideo. He came to the place in the year 1840 but left shortly after – about three years from his arrival.
He once again returned to Montevideo upon which he became a professor of Civil Rights. He was later on designated as a Minister of the Government in the year 1875 .
Items that you can find sold at the Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay can range anywhere from a few pesos up to hundreds of pesos depending on what you are looking to get.
Rooms around Montevideo are pegged at USD11 up to USD13 for dormitory-style accommodations.
Feria de Tristan Narvaja in Montevideo – Uruguay runs every Sunday of the month and usually opens early in the morning and runs well into late afternoon.