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“where the locals shop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mercado Central

Mercado Central
Taxco, Mexico
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$66*
and up
Taxco and Cuernavaca from Mexico City
Ranked #7 of 17 things to do in Taxco
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Victoria, MN
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“where the locals shop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Worth a trip. Take the bus there if you are in ixtapa. It is just a few dollars and will drop you right at the mercado. It was neat to see the different shops and restaurants. They sell alittle bit of everything there, likely things you have never seen before if from the US!

Visited January 2013
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Lander, WY
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“Fresh fish, pork, beef, chickens, and everything else”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

A crazy place, crowded with people shopping, eating, socializing, a big local market which was pretty intense on a hot morning. It's covered but still open air. The fish was on ice, but the other freshly butchered meat was not and the smells and sights were pretty intense. A real market, not a tourist attraction.

Visited January 2013
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Dallas, Tx
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2009

Zihuatanejo is a small, quaint fishing village with lot's of local charm. The people are warm, friendly and helpful. El Centro (downtown) is basically 6 blocks by 6 blocks, easy walking distance to anywhere. A visit to Mercado Central will give you the experience of seeing how the locals shop. This market has everything and anything that you might want. Need fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, pots and pans, nuts and bolts or ?. They have it all and it's well worth your time to take a walk through. Great experience!

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