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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice to stroll this market early as possible. It is authentic and that means sensory overload including olfactory. We found a purse we wanted in a store, much less $ in the mercado. Same items for sale in shops cost less here. And you can...More

Thank BellBottomBlues
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Feast for the eyes and senses. The market has everything: household goods, food, souvenirs, party supplies, & clothes. Although the prices may be higher than other areas, it's worth a trip to experience the indoor market and surrounding vendors.

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my experience this is one of the safest Markets that I've been, use common guidelines that you will take in crowded places and everything will be fine, is turistic and you can see hand crafts, food and mezcal of the region, since my point...More

Thank Erick J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will find authentic plates from oaxaca and very good price. It is worth it at least just to walk around even if you do not want to buy anything. Many people trying to sell you random stuff meanwhile you are over there. Oaxaca is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk through the Mercado will give you a real perspective of Oaxacanos. The food they eat, the textiles they make, and how they make a living. Watch senior women sitting on the floor weaving straw baskets without watching what they are doing. All by...More

Thank Janette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a group of American friends here. They really enjoyed it. A good place to buy typical souvenirs.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here 14 years ago and this place is still nice to visit. At the entrance is a guy who will write and type a letter for people who cannot read or write Spanish and need an official letter. I was happy to see...More

Thank joedigrazia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Half of Oaxacas charm is its food, fine restaurants are great but the variety offered at the market has its own goodness, from the insects to the beverages, you have to be there and try it all.

Thank GuillermoJasso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting this market provides a real slice of Mexican life in one place and is a feast for the senses! Wonderful ambience, sights and smells with hustle and bustle of market life. It is also a great place to eat and try lots of different...More

1  Thank Jules B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can find just about anything here!!!! It's an awesome market with great prices! Don't forget to barter :)

Thank Rocio J
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May 9, 2017|
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Response from griggs2000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to respond earlier. I have been in New Orleans for the last month, and have been seduced by the Big Easy. The answers on time (6 AM – 9 PM) seem to be correct. While you are there, you should also visit the 20 de... More
July 26, 2015|
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Response from MommaFi | Reviewed this property |
I preferred the weekday so that it wasn't soooo congested, but that's just a personal preference.