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Address: Av. 16th de Septiembre, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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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moldy cheese and rip-off watches

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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High Springs, Florida
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High Springs, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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214 reviews 214 reviews
88 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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elpaso
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167 reviews 167 reviews
30 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Albuquerque
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2008

While I agree with the other reviewer that the mercado is hectic and overwhelming to the senses, it is also one of the places you should go to if you plan on buying Mexican handicrafts. The hecticness of the market is just part of Mexican culture and it's like that all over Mexico, so its not just a tourist thing... More 

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Diamondhead, MS
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2007

My husband and I went to the City Market just last week. We took the trolley into Juarez, and walked to the market. Be prepared. All your senses will be assaulted. The people are very friendly, and spoke English very well; however, the pressure to buy was so intense I couldn't really enjoy the visit. As a matter of fact,... More 

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