Cool way to spend a couple hours and pick up some souvenoirs. The store holders are friendly and not pushy at all. You can bargain most prices down but overall very reasonable to begin with.
About Mercado de Artesanias La Ciudadela
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This is described as an artisans market but really it is more like hand crafts. There is lots of tourist stuff but little that would qualify as art per se. We were disappointed as there was no high end art here.
Lots of artisans making jewelry, guitars and whatnot. Complete your collection of hand painted skulls or Day of the Dead figurines. Leather goods, dresses, etc. are numerous. There is a good restaurant (cantina?) there too.
We visited this place on a Saturday evening, the place was almost dead and there was a couple of American tourist just like I was trying to negotiate the prices of cheap stuff, the vendors do not go down in price its was like they...More
We've been to a lot of markets in Mexico, but this is by far the best one we've experienced. There were items from all over Mexico and the prices were excellent. We would have purchased more than we did except for not having the room...More
One of my favourite things about our trip to Mexico. Excellent selection and fair prices in a picturesque, calm and safe market in the heart of Mexico City. Just a fun place to spend a day and find lots of things you never knew you...More