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If you are going shopping, remember that you should pay by card but not in cash in Brazil. Cashless payment is accepted even in the smallest stores here. If you try to pay with bills, you will probably miss one or two coins of change. This is normal in Natal. If you want to visit the real Brazilian market, you need to go to the area of the Alecrim station. There are almost four hundred sellers here. They offer their products every day from 06:00 to 15:00. Almost half of all the shops concentrated on the street Alecrim.
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If you want to visit the Brazilian shopping mall, you should go to the largest shopping mall in Natal. It's called Midway Mall. There are 270 shops, a theatre, 7 screen cinema, and 4 restaurants there. In general, there is everything you need for a great shopping here. You can find both stores of local retail chains and boutiques from world-famous manufacturers of clothing, shoes, and perfumes in Midway Mall. If you want to combine a beach holiday and a shopping trip, go to Praia Shopping. Hundreds of shops are located less than a kilometer from the shoreline. In addition, there is a Shopping Artesanato Potiguar nearby. Mostly local products are sold here.
Sunday is not the best day for shopping. Local residents prefer to attend services and relax with their families at this time. So only those stores that are designed for tourists are open in the afternoon. Prices are higher there. If you buy alcohol, please note that you will not be able to take liters of the local vodka cachaca out of the country. Customs restrictions apply to alcohol and some other goods. It is also worth remembering that if you decide to purchase digital equipment or jewelry, you should keep the receipt in order to avoid trouble during the customs inspection. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Coffee is a universal and inexpensive souvenir from Natal. Brazilians just love this drink. They make high demands on the quality of coffee that is sold in stores. So you can buy not only beautiful souvenir packages of coffee but also inconspicuous packs with inscriptions in Spanish without fear. The pots from local manufacturers or even a Brazilian coffee machine can be a good gift. Be sure to specify what voltage the coffee machine is designed for when purchasing it.
Local spices will be a good purchase. It is better to look for them not in stores but in the market. The price is lower and the range is larger there. You should pay attention to Brazilian chocolate in supermarkets. Good quality, low price, and various forms are the main characteristics of this product. You can buy regular bars or shaped candies with fillings. You will find everything to please a child or adult who are fans of sweets. You can also buy cane sugar as a practical souvenir. Brazilian natural cosmetics deserve special attention. Scrubs with guarana, cane sugar, and hibiscus, soaps and shampoos with coconut oil, means for even tanning, and essential oils for the body – the choice is great here.
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Be sure to purchase a pair of flip-flops. They are almost the national treasure of Brazil. Bright, durable, stylish shoes are so popular that locals go in it not only to the beach but also to the Bank and to work here. You can also buy quality pareos and swimsuits in Natal. However, keep in mind that Brazilians do not consider modesty a virtue. So it will be difficult to find closed swimsuit models here. You can buy a soccer ball, goalie gloves, or a Brazilian team uniform.
There are a lot of souvenirs in the Injun style in local stores. Ritual masks, jewelry made of leather, wood or stone, figurines, embroidered bedspreads, amulets made of mahogany for good luck – all this is inexpensive and will be a great gift. There is also a lot of bijouterie made of various materials and jewelry in the stores of the city. Many precious stones are mined in Brazil. You can buy aquamarine, opal or sapphire in Natal for less than in many other parts of the world. If you want a souvenir cheaper and more practical, then look at carnival masks, strong beach bags or soda from Guarana. It is almost not made outside the country.
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Shopping advices for the whole region around Natal

Shopping advices for Natal. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Brazil - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Natal.
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