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Dulceria de Celaya

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Address: Cinco de Mayo No. 39 Col. Centro, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Phone Number: 0052 55 5521 1787
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Activities: Shopping
Description: Typical Mexican candystore full of traditions and romanticism founded on...
Typical Mexican candystore full of traditions and romanticism founded on 1874.
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Best dulcería in the city!

Loved this place! Very close to the Zócalo. They have a wide variety of sweets. The building they are in is old and full of Mexican character, and the employees try to be very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Loved this place! Very close to the Zócalo. They have a wide variety of sweets. The building they are in is old and full of Mexican character, and the employees try to be very helpful even if you don't know Spanish. I loved the Obleas and other delicious things there. I highly recommend you visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I had the priveledge of getting a behind the scenes tour of the handmade artesanal production facility for my blog. Everything is made from fresh ingredients and Celaya simply has the most varied selection of decadent OLD SCHOOL Mexican Sweets in the DF. Absolute must stop if you are in the Centro Histórico particularly if you have a sweet tooth.

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San Juan
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This artisanal candy store has been there for 114 years. Starting with the storefront showcasing all the homemade candies (don't expect brightly colored wrapped chocolates here) and ending with a small, but very quaint interior (the ceiling and the side painted panels are incredible) - the entire experience is worth the visit if you are in the Zócalo area. If... More 

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Valle de Bravo, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This shop has been here since the 1800s. We happened on it by chance and it was a lovely experience. There was also an organ grinder playing outside and that also added to the atmosphere. We bought an assortment of traditional Mexican candies. They were all delicious. If you are in the Zocalo area make sure you stop by this... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I came here to buy some presents for friends back in the US. The service was very friendly, and the store manager helped me select the most traditional Mexican candy to bring back. What I've tasted so far has been delicious. It's more pricey than going to the supermarket, but it's also a unique experience.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

You have to visit this little Jewel of a store the one on Clinco de Mayo street.The art deco is subliminal and the people serving are lovely and helpful although no english! I bought sweets to take home for my family and we loved them! I chose all the different aleluyas which they have in different mashed nuts like pistachio,almond,... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

In Mexico City, this is the best candy shop I've found so far. However, if you get a chance to go to Puebla, buy candy there instead! It's fresher, cheaper, and some stores let you taste the candy before you buy. Dulceria de Celaya does have really good candy, but it's a little on the expensive side (I spent 240... More 

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Bassano Del Grappa, Italy
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45 reviews 45 reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

"Creo que me voy a desmayar por el placer..." these were my literal words after spending just a few minutes inside this wonderful little shop. I was not going to let myself faint, though, as it would have prevented me from enjoying with all my senses the deliciously rich exposure of traditional Mexican sweets and desserts. This I regard as... More 

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San Francisco, California
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157 reviews 157 reviews
39 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We stumbled into this little shop walking towards the Cathedral. The window had wonderful looking pastries but what caught our eye was the sculls and skeletons! we walked inside and half of the store inventory was Dias de las Muertos items. Wonderful decorated skulls, dancing skeletons, dog skeletons, bride and groom skeletons (with the groom grabbing the butt of the... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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103 reviews 103 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Downtown Mexico City there is a little candy store, famous for the history involved, beautiful because it's decoration is 19th. century and the candies are exquisite. Not to miss.

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