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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

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Address: the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 06987123
Activities: Shopping
Description: Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get...
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So much fun under one roof!

Best place to shop in Oaxaca. Almost sensory overload...but not quite! So many sights, sounds, smells and tastes!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Best place to shop in Oaxaca. Almost sensory overload...but not quite! So many sights, sounds, smells and tastes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The markets were incredible. So many wonderful things to buy and the price was right. Merchants were very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This market is about the smells, sounds and views of great food and some more exotic things. Come open to the experience, ask around (if you speak spanish as most people don't speak english), and try things. You won't regret it. One of the most memorable places in our visit to Oaxaca.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

There are so many little warrens and dens to explore the great artisan products and unusual foods of the region. You'll have to go back 3-4 times because there is so much to see.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great market with a little bit of everything under one roof. Really enjoyed strolling around and discovering what was on offer: a dizzying array of cowboy hats, witchcraft supplies, religious artefacts, street food, juice bars, mescal, local handicrafts, jute bags, etc.

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We just came back from Oaxaca and this market is being redone and all the stalls are out on the street. You can get the regular menus and food out on the street, but it isn't inside and probably won't be for all of 2015. But the food is good, especially the tlayudas and the hot chocolate.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ordinary Mexican mercado - food of all kinds, wearables - noticed (sadly) some things from China and India.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I liked the fact that they had a wide selection under one roof. It's much like a more contained swap meet. You can go here and get all your souvenirs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I go often to this market when I'm in Oaxaca. I buy fresh fruits and vegetables. I love to walk through it to look at and buy the hand-embroidered clothing (it's like being in a candy store for me) and basketry. I've bought sandals, belts, tablecloths, and shopping bags. And I always buy flowers for my hotel room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Chocolate, crafts, ccrispy grasshoppers, fresh meat and lovely vegetables...what's there not to love?

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