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Address: Av. 16th de Septiembre, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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Description: Two floors of stalls selling arts and crafts, jewelry, clothing and other...
Two floors of stalls selling arts and crafts, jewelry, clothing and other typical tourist items.
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I ended up here having been staying in El Paso. We walked over the Mexican/US border, really straightforward (with a British passport). The whole town was buzzing with life and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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English first
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We love this market , it's in the safe zone so ok but still gave to take care as anywhere on the border . Bought real leather bags for a third of the cost in El Paso Texas. Also boots and leather goods . Traditional mexican tops too all good but watch your bag it is Mexico

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I ended up here having been staying in El Paso. We walked over the Mexican/US border, really straightforward (with a British passport). The whole town was buzzing with life and interesting sites. The market stocked your expected touristy bits and bobs but was a fun experience and the traders were pretty laid back giving space to take things in your... More 

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High Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

walked across bridge from El Paso ---- took taxi to market----- taxi had wire up through floorboards for brake. I had cheese sandwich for lunch -- granddaughter had bottle of coke (concerned about mold on cheese). Enjoyable trip. Still have blankets and pottery from that day Takes a good half day to explore the market. Grandaughter purchased a rip-off watch-----... More 

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Cycling coast to coast from Miami, FL to San Francisco, CA I arrived in El Paso, TX I decided to take a day trip over the foot bridge - very simple and straight forward Lots to see/buy/smell and do, which will happily take half a day or more if you allow for a meal as well. Impressive place and some... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I flew into El Paso during Easter weekend, and wanted to visit "mainland Mexico" for the first time, so I parked my rental car on Sante Fe Ave and walked across the bridge to El mercado. I found it a little bit odd that I was the only white person I saw the entire time I spent there, but also... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Everybody that visits Juarez should take a half-day or so and walk the market. Lots of junk for sale, but some good stuff too. Especially fresh fruit and veggies at cut rate prices. The clothes are cheap, but generally low quality. Its a really strange place were prostitutes work side by side with childrens clothes stores, jeans and fresh fruit... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Amazing, different, lots to buy, negotiable on most prices, watch your pockets as pick pockets really do exsist

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Stayed in El Paso for business and decided to go over to Juarez and experience the shopping and culture... got some really good deals and it was overall a very exciting day. Sometimes you just HAVE to experience things for yourself! The people while friendly were definitely hawking their goods and it wasn't easy to say no or at least... More 

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2008

The city market is awesome!!! I am a flea market type person and I love to haggle over prices!!! I was there about two years ago and am getting ready to go on vacation to Juarez next week and am very excited to go back to the city market!!! I bought a beautiful sculpture made out of bone for my... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2008

It is a great place to get souvenirs at a really good price. My husband thought he was schooling me, and telling me not to buy the first thing at the first price, but I had to remind him that I shopped in West Africa before...if I can wheel and deal there, I can wheel and deal anywhere... Great place... More 

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