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This is what they call El Barrio bravo

This is a neighborhood called the brave neighborhood because it’s fame dictates that is dangerous... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
bryanmantezoni
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Houston, Texas
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So much to see

So we accidentally found this market and were so happy to have experienced it. We felt safe the... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2016
Laura B
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Burnaby, Canada
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Dec 23, 2017
“This is what they call El Barrio bravo”
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Matamoros y Toltecas | Distrito Federal, Mexico City, Mexico
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 8, 2015

I hesitate to recommend tourists going to this area because of its well-publicized reputation. Travel literature and the history of the neighbourhood states that you are taking a risk by coming here, especially if you look like a gringo. Having said that, I had to...More

13  Thank product-of-canada
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

I was strongly advised by family and friends from Hermosillo, Mexico to NOT go to Teptito as I will surely not make it out alive. Naturally such a strong warning peaked my curiosity. I learned that at one time Tepito was less enforced by the...More

12  Thank Laura Lee P
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

This is a neighborhood called the brave neighborhood because it’s fame dictates that is dangerous, you will be ok during the day and do not wear nothing no watches no expensive clothes no flashing your money around, exercise precaution and if possible go with some...More

13  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed June 1, 2016

I visited Mexico City in April 2016, i stayed with a friend who lives there so he was my guide during the stay. He took me to this place and only later that day i was told i just visited one of the most dangerous...More

7  Thank MissyM_UK
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

So we accidentally found this market and were so happy to have experienced it. We felt safe the entire time. We could not believe to size, we spent about 2 hours there and did not see everything. I would go back again. Next time I...More

4  Thank Laura B
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

You need to be brave, not looking like an stranger and be prepared to be amazed. There are lots of stolen merchandise, beers, local whitchcrafters and crime. Be very very careful, don't get in to the houses and never never NEVER handle money to strangers.

8  Thank JavierPadillaS
Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Rumors (or not rumors) say that this is the most dangerous market of Mexico City. Maybe for some people it can be very dangerous. We've been there three times, so maybe we are lucky. Everything is very cheap: we bought some stuff 5 times cheaper...More

4  Thank Oko O
Reviewed March 20, 2015

In late 2014- early '15 there's an immersive real life/play on in Tepito called 'Safari en Tepito' (check their facebook page for info) which I recommend very highly. The audience is divided into groups of ten and each group sees a different 'play' consisting of...More

3  Thank LinTinTin
Reviewed January 8, 2015

I hesitate to recommend tourists going to this area because of its well-publicized reputation. Travel literature and the history of the neighbourhood states that you are taking a risk by coming here, especially if you look like a gringo. Having said that, I had to...More

13  Thank product-of-canada
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Tepito has a lot of baggage when it comes to the world of Mexico travelers. You will likely hear more horror stories than good ones. It is true that there is crime here and it is one of the toughest neighborhoods in the country, but...More

8  Thank K_Mennem
Reviewed April 20, 2014

I was strongly advised by family and friends from Hermosillo, Mexico to NOT go to Teptito as I will surely not make it out alive. Naturally such a strong warning peaked my curiosity. I learned that at one time Tepito was less enforced by the...More

12  Thank Laura Lee P
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Rebecca W
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Hi Rebeca! If you didn't come yet, please contact me I can make a short trip for you into this neighborhood. You can be sure that will enjoy it as a local. contact: the.rawmexico gmail
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