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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a working Mercado, with people and stalls selling all kinds of clothing, fruits, vegetables, fried worms and fried crickets, clothes, alcohol (mezcal) meat/chickens etc etc. It is very busy, very colorful and full of life. Should definitely visit when in Oaxaca

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alikarim
Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to visit. So much to see and experience. Food, clothing, alcohol, dead animals. Lots of people, but it is not overwhelming.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paula c
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like crowds and noise and the crush of vendors of every stripe - from the girls selling shawls to the row of freshly butchered chickens projecting feet first into the aisle, to food vendors of every concievable concotion and odor - you will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DudefrmAK
Reviewed 5 days ago

Busy main market with great food, and endless variety of stalls selling everything that you can imagine. I especially love eating there...inexpensive, tasty, in a vibrant setting.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jef F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here looking for an eatery where you are given a basket that is fthen filled up with food. Sounds crazy and it is but it was super fun and delicious. It is a bit of a madhouse but go! This is a don’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank peggys368
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This market was walking distance from our accommodations and we enjoyed going there quite a few times. We stopped once for lunch and other times stopped in for their fresh juices!! Yum!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RxVacation
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible food stalls everywhere.........hope you like meat, because they serve it up in fine fashion, cooked over a charcoal bbq, and served in huge portions. Also try the Tlyuda...you won't leave hungry.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the dried grasshoppers, to the fancy embroidery, this market has pretty much everything! You can stroll through and check out the produce stands, admire th etin crafts and embroidery, the Oaxacan black potttery and the colorful wood sculptures. Then stop at one of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leianne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not to far a walk from the hotel and was glad I went. Had lunch everyday there. Great to try the different Oaxacan cuisine that was available there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FortWorthJeffie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best ways to learn about people and culture is through their food and shopping habits. I try to seek out markets in every city I travel to. This market is no exception: spices, mole, grains and small restaurants tucked away in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nicole S
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September 1, 2018|
Response from Liz M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jonathan, I'm not sure why it's showing that way, the market is very close to the Zocalo in the center of town. Have fun!
May 9, 2017|
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Response from spalady50 | Reviewed this property |
6 AM - 9 PM everyday
July 26, 2015|
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Response from MommaFi | Reviewed this property |
I preferred the weekday so that it wasn't soooo congested, but that's just a personal preference.