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“food stalls”(17 reviews)
“mexican market”(15 reviews)
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This famous market was constructed in 1910 on account of Mexico's 100-year anniversary of independence.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Jose Azueta 80 | Corner with 20 de Noviembre, Guanajuato 934000, Mexico
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Reviewed today via mobile

A huge collection of both food and merchandise vendors under one big smelly roof. One review mentioned a dead dog which almost had me skip this place, but it wasn’t quite that bad. However the stuff was all low quality and questionable. Don’t waste your...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank iCriticSD
Reviewed 5 days ago

As Guanajuato has become more and more touristy, the market has become increasingly less interesting. Lots of trashy trinkets. You won't miss much if you don't go.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RedMeansRunSon
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed coming here and tried to have every day lunch here. I succeeded in having amazing shrimp cocktails, great fish soup, Incredible stuffed Chile’s and freshly squeezed orange, papaya and mango juices on separate occasions. I just looked which line was longest and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

This place is your typical Mexican market Dry goods, meat, poultry, veggies and clothes and jewelry.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank willr1956
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I visited Mercado Hidalgo just after breakfast. We purchased many items at this location because it was a nice, relaxed environment, compared to the hustle and bustle of the streets. We weren’t bombarded with people trying to sell us their wares every...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Incredible building not far from city center. Entrance and the tower with the clocks are a must to see. If you go inside you will find plenty of food. If you like to explore good place to go.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ppvillalvazo74
Reviewed April 11, 2019

This market is almost entirely indoors with some spillover to the outside. I didn't think too much of the merchandise. There were a large number of food stalls here so it might be a place to go for a bite to eat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Like many mercados - veggies, fruits, meats, meals, drinks, clothes, housewares, and so on. It is a good mercado.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank H M
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Great place to buy a bag of fresh figs for a dollar or so. Counters with great sandwiches. Dogs laying around. Friendly people. Just an all around nice place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bob A
Reviewed February 25, 2019

I had to go see the clocktower by Eiffel and then check out the market. My tour of the indoors lasted only a few minutes when I was on the second floor and spotted a decaying bird surrounded by copious bird poop on the roof...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Weberbevj
June 30, 2017|
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Response from MartinHuppert |
Even if exist some buildings design by Eiffel he never buil direct the Hidalgo Market in Guanajuato. The informations is not correct!
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MicSchroeder
April 27, 2015|
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it's between $60 and $100.
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