Guess it's a good place for locals to get grocery but the market itself is a bit dark and messy. The souvenir shops are not as good as those in other places of interest. Take care of your belongings.
About Central Market (Mercado Central)
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Great market area. It's more expensive than the artisanal marcado for souvenirs but not prohibitively so. Nice little shops and eateries. Not a must-do location, but if you want to have a very local experience, this would be it. It's a bit of a maze,...More
As advertised - a busy bazaar of all sorts of stuff. Unlike many Caribbean destinations, the shop keepers are not pushy at all. Same can't be said for the many eateries, but they are just trying to get a menu in your hand. It's quite...More
It's a few blocks up from the main cultural plaza and worth a quick visit of you are in the vicinity, otherwise don't go out of your way to get there. The small stalls generally are stuffed with cheap tacky trinkets but the saving grace...More
We visited as part of a guided tour and went back again after to look around and have lunch. Packed full of quirky stalls and interesting items from herbal remedies to the oldest ice cream shop in SJ. There was even a brass band playing...More