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It was disappointing because I thought it was a museum or a church not a market, I expected it was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bandit S
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the best stall food!!!

Usually had lunch at Pancho's. He has the best ceviche tacos and like the other stalls is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
deltawave
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Chicago, Illinois
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This famous market was constructed in 1910 on account of Mexico's 100-year anniversary of independence.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“food stalls” (10 reviews)
“carnitas” (10 reviews)
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was disappointing because I thought it was a museum or a church not a market, I expected it was something better.

Thank Bandit S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually had lunch at Pancho's. He has the best ceviche tacos and like the other stalls is very inexpensive.

Thank deltawave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to get a feel for Guanajauto in a short time. This place has everything you can think of.

Thank aandn2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is a mix between a traditional Mexican market place and a cultural-crafts selling place. You can get everything you want as a souvenir at this place for nearly half the cost if you buy it downtown or other touristic spots. The building where is located...More

Thank Daniel_Josue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we travel full time the local Markets, Mercado’s, Marche’s etc…become our home away from home. 
The Hidalgo Mercado was no exception and like Guanajuato itself it’s lively, busy, friendly and pack with something for everyone. Wonderful produce for a great price, friendly and helpful...More

Thank 2WorldGypsies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit Lots of traditional candy, artesanias, delicious fruits and yummy food. Downside is most stand owners are not very friendly and it's now hard to barter.

Thank AVHalls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From typical local food to handmade crafts, this market is a must see. I found beautiful Talavera that was inexpensive.

Thank Sobeida V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has the usual stuff, Mexican food, crafts, and more. I came here to see what I could buy that was not available in my Mexican hometown. Some of the vendors on the first floor seemed like they did not want to sell any merchandise,...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fun to wander around. The roof of the market was designed by the Eiffel ( tower ) brothers in 1910. Go to the back to see all the raw meat flying around in a visual circus. The bathroom is in the back,...More

Thank jimsnelling
Reviewed 6 June 2017

If you are a food junkie like me, you need to come and explore this mercado. I am from Mexico, and as a Mexican, we know that the best place to eat are the Mercados. So do me and yourself a favor and come eat...More

Thank OmarTZ123
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Weberbevj
30 June 2017|
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Response from ralfkrueger2211 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this building has ben designed by Gustave Eiffel personally. If you want more information about it, read my review.
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MicSchroeder
27 April 2015|
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Response from Ale S |
it's between $60 and $100.
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