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Mercado Tlacolula

| Tlacolula, Tlacolula, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Tlacolula
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping
Description: An outdoor marketplace with local vendors in the village of Tlacolula.
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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

What a great day we had today at the Sunday mercado in Tlacolula. We took a collectivo from the ballpark in Oaxaca. 20 pesos per person for a 25 minute trip. The collectivo lets you off about a block from the market, which you can see from the dropoff point. (Collectivos are great...they are taxis that take up to 5... More

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Madrid, Spain
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118 reviews 118 reviews
37 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This market is at its busiest in the morning and most of it start to wind down in the early afternoon. Taller visitors will find themselves constantly ducking under guy ropes, iron bars and hanging merchandise, but it's a small price to see the continuation of a ritual that has been taking place for many hundred years. If staying in... More

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I live in Oaxaca and I have been to the Mercado de Tlacolula probably fifteen times, last time was Sunday May 26. From the city of Oaxaca we usually take a taxi collectivo for 20 pesos each. It takes about 20 minutes to get to the market. There are also buses for 12 to 14 pesos. They all drop you... More

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