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Address: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Activities: Shopping
Description: Open air market where many local arts, crafts and delicacies can be tried.

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Worth a visit if you want a nice cheap lunch in a comedor or to stroll around for a while.

Its a bit away from everything else, but worth it if you want to get away from the beach for a half day. The comedores in the market will give a nice local tasty lunch for a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Its a bit away from everything else, but worth it if you want to get away from the beach for a half day. The comedores in the market will give a nice local tasty lunch for a great price, and you can stroll around the market for a while after to pick up some souvenirs, t-shirts, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We visited El Mercado on a busy Saturday morning, shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables for our ten-day stay. We bought lots of great food, including a large fillet of mahi mahi (enough for two delicious meals). We also bought a few other things, but all in all what a great experience!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

we spent 5 weeks in Puerto and shopped for our vegetables and fruit on a regular basis at the Mercado. You can find any type of fruit and vegetables under the sun and they are always fresh. We were amazed as to how much we could bye for very little money. The visit alone is very worthwhile as you will... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We have been to Mercado's in Acapulco and many other places in the world this was by far the cleanest on we have been in it is very fun to seel all the little booths with there goods no need to speak allot of Spanish you can just walk around and take in the views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

This is what you want to experience real culture! It is an amazing place to see artisans, food, produce, clothing, jewelry and more. We loved walking around and just seeing all the different things. We also bought our produce there because it looked much better than the local supermarket. We bought hand made tortillas here as we'll and they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Goto shop or go to look. So much variety offered by vendors. It's koto haggle here. Magnificent oaxaca ( string) cheese is the freshest In puerto - when you ask! Flowers are their best on Saturday and beautiful everyday. Go early morning or the heat will overwhelm you.

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Address: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido

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