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As any local market is, this market is a organized chaos. The people are extraordinary - funny and willing to help as much as possible - all done in hand gestures and smiles. The local souvenirs are plentiful and the know offs of some goods...More
Certainly worth walking through parts of the market, to get a sense of what the locals eat and products they buy. Found a few food items to take home like fragrant Oaxacan vanilla extract and coffee. Had huge blocks of chocolate for sale.
In a region of Mexico swarming with them, Oaxaca has the mother and father of markets. It takes up just a block but once inside, you are in a jungle of stalls that makes it seem to go on for ever. The guide books say...More
Thus market has in its two parts about 1300 stalls catering for all types of food and drink as well as clothes, toys and household objects. Real fun to meander through the narrow passageways. Well worth a visit
While we have been to many larger and more interesting markets, this one is well worth a half hour of your time. It’s only a short block from the zocalo, and provides some interesting glimpses into local routines. It is a safe and friendly place...More
I hate shopping. I went early before crowds, fewer stalls open, but found all that I needed in a few stops. Reasonably priced tourist items with some cultural items mixed in. Happy with the experience. Went when there was a crowd but it was very...More