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San Ignacio Market

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Address: Savannah Street, San Ignacio, Belize

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If you are a skilled negotiator you will come away with treasures. I love buying and eating locally grown food and supporting artisans. Definitely worth a visit

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a skilled negotiator you will come away with treasures. I love buying and eating locally grown food and supporting artisans. Definitely worth a visit

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A lovely traditional farmers market full of fresh produce, clothes and options for breakfast. We ate tamales and pupusas from stalls in the middle of the market, which were delicious. There's no pressure from any of the stall holders to buy anything and we were encouraged to try the fruit before we bought any. Would highly recommend for a short... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in San Ignacio on a Saturday and had read about the farmer's market in one of the tourist guides and had the opportunity to walk around. We've been to some very large and colorful markets in Mexico, but this market was much smaller. Still, it was interesting to see the local produce and crafts on display. And we... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday is a busy day when the locals do their shopping. Lots of fresh fruits & veggies, meats and plenty of freshly prepared food ready to eat. Clothes, jewelry and crafts very reasonable. Everyone made you feel welcome. We always try to take in a local market when traveling and this is a very good, authentic market!

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Caledonia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bustling place full of fruit and vegetable vendors, but also a great place to meet friends, find low cost clothes, jewellery, odds and ends, and for the traveller to get gifts to take back home.

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

San Ignacio's Farmers' Market If one of your concerns in moving or visiting a foreign country is where can I get good organic food (vegetables, fruits, meats & fish), then you will want to check out the local farmer's markets like me. One of the best and most well-known farmers' markets in all of Belize is the one located in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It was fun to walk through the market which was a short walk from our hotel. The market opens early Saturday morning and closes around 2-3. Most of the market is filled with fresh produce. It's interesting to see the mennonites make an appearance selling meat and produce at the market. There are also stalls that serve freshly made food... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Come hungry! They have all sorts of fruits as well as delicious street food ! They had some souvenirs as well .

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth going to! Go early on Saturday morning to capture the freshest fruit and vegetables. Also the market is really lively earlier in the day versus later. A variety of ethnic food can be found for a few dollars so DO NOT eat before you go! Eat and taste your way through central and South America via the food... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

tons of fresh fruit and vegetables. great food at the numerous vendors. a great place to purchase souvenirs. could spend a few hours here.

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