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City Market

Av. 16th de Septiembre, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Description: Two floors of stalls selling arts and crafts, jewelry, clothing and other typical tourist items.
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Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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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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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