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Address: Ave Mella & Jose Marti calle, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Cute market

This is a small cute market. They close early so make sure you make it there at least by 1:00 p.m. FYI: You can haggle with the prices. This attraction is close to Calle El... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2016
mocheerchick
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North Miami Beach, Florida
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North Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is a small cute market. They close early so make sure you make it there at least by 1:00 p.m. FYI: You can haggle with the prices. This attraction is close to Calle El Conde...a long pedestrian stip of shops, restaurants, and street venders.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is an old market in which you`ll find any kind of local products (some of them very weird) Better if you go in groups or with some local

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Here, there are many places to see and buy. I mean literally anything you want to buy. The Mercado is very big and full of merchandise. Not like the US shopping where they leave you alone, there are many sales staff on the floor and they can find anything you want them to. I asked for coffee, I got coffee.... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

you will be super surprise at the typical dominican products you can find here. Dont leave without the dominican Dulces.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

If you read this, utilize your time somewhere else. My wife and I found this to be merely a tourist junk shop.

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This isn't a market....its a stall of imported garbage. There is nowhere to eat. Every employee of the stalls wants to be your amigo, and the trash they sell...is just that. Out of date cigars, overpriced colorized amber, and "made in china" stuff marked "Dominican"

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Thank worldbasics
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to buy souvenirs. And all things made in Dominican Republic. It's clean. Organize. No parking. I recommend a guided visit.

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, specially by the gift shop Rafael Antonio casilla #23 809-608-9468 Good prices and very safe and friendly I recommend for you to Call him before you go Tell him what you're looking for and he would have it ready for you specially the Wood Dominos, he can engrave it for you. I was very pleased!!!

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Thank MarilynMella
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

The prices are great, you can get good deals if you negotiate, otherwise, you'll be paying three or four times the actual amount. There's variety in national products like cigars, alcohol, fabric, Amber and Larimar. There's only one thing.. the assistants really harass you, they will ask and follow you everywhere for you to buy something. They can be really... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Mercado Modelo is the place to be if you want an all-in-one place for shopping. It is the km 0 of souvenir shopping in Santo Domingo, the place to bargain, the place to find a gift for everybody and going there will save you lots of time. You'll find jewels, paintings, T-shirts, bags, flags, local art... just about anything. It... More 

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