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La Lagunilla Market

Mexico City, Mexico (Centro)
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Ranked #10 of 44 Shopping in Mexico City
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: La Lagunilla market is a fantastic place for those looking for furniture, clothing, toys, records, books, and accessories from the Twentieth century.... more » Owner description: La Lagunilla market is a fantastic place for those looking for furniture, clothing, toys, records, books, and accessories from the Twentieth century. Arrive early and bring cash. « less
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England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This was a great experience! It is a huge market and there are so many things to see. Not just the usual stalls but a good variety of antiques, stalls where you can have your hair or nails done or body hair waxed or piercings done. We ate at a stall serving ribs and Jamaica water. The food was excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I am an American traveler from Altanta, Ga. I have been dating a guy who lives in Mexico City so I have been visiting a lot. On my shorter trips I am always looking for a great market. I have found some good ones especially around the Coyoacan neighborhood where he lives. I specifically look for HAND-MADE traditional Mexican embroidery,... More

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Netherlands
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I was looking for a fruit I remembered eating in south America and was told that i could find it here. I did. A very nice old man was selling this fruit called soursop or in Mexico, Guanabana. It is, in my opinion a very delicious sweet/sour, very juicy fruit. The market was very much like any other one, but... More

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Ciudad de México
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

You can walk for hours watching merchandise from all kind of used articles as books, second hand clothes to the last imports in electronics and modern artesany in Lagunilla Market at the north of Mexico city "ZOCALO" or center of Mexico City heart....just as the old days of Tlaltelolco ""Tianguis" (market) that took by surprise to the spanish conquerors at... More

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Houston
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

I have been here several times looking for cheap CDs (which were not hard to locate). The last time I walked here from the center with my elderly mother who was instructed NOT to open her mouth as she only speaks English and to keep her personal belongings directly in front of her. We went on a weekday in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2007

La Lagunilla market is a fantastic place for those looking for furniture, clothing, toys, records, books, and accessories from the Twentieth century. Do Arrive early Bring a friend that speaks Spanish if you don't Bring cash Look poor Get there by metro Bragain Don't Bring expensive stuff with you (camera, jewlery) Go to a near bank machine Eat or drink... More

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