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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
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Las Casas S/n, Oax_Re_Benito Juarez, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent selection of souvenirs at a fraction of the cost as compared to the shops visited on your tour. Everything is here. This is very clean and the vendors are glad for your business.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tourist828101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This market has a bit of everything! If you want the Oaxacan experience, definitely check it out! It’s crowded but that just adds to the experience. Buy a beautiful hand woven bag, and fill it with gifts and memories!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank tammya496
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well laid out too. There are areas with all the meat vendors, others for vegetables, clothes, mezcal, etc. Been at least half a dozen times.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great, like other markets in Mexico, what a collection, pigs, chicken, mezcal, sperm killing herbs etc etc

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank cojotent
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Even though this one still caters to tourist, its cheaper than many of the places you'll find around the Zocolo. Visiting a mercado like this is essential when you are in a place like Oaxaca.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rsidrys
Reviewed May 7, 2019

For international market afficionados, Benito Juarez is everything you hope a market will be. Numerous vendors selling a huge array of goods are loosely organized by type along neat rows of stalls. Vendors are friendly, and the market spills out onto the sidewalks outside. A...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DonnaSPDX
Reviewed April 22, 2019

One of the biggest states in Mexico, it's not easy to put all the culture in just one place, but this market does it. People from the coast, from the mountain, from the valley. All of them are here showing their culture and you can...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lordneoergov
Reviewed April 9, 2019

When you first get to Oaxaca, this market is a good spot to get a feel for things. It's pretty big and has multiple entrances. There are different areas for food stalls, souvenirs, bulk foods, etc. We ended up buying like 3kg or so of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

We really enjoyed this market. It had everything from food, to beautiful flowers, mezcal, textiles, blouses, spices, peppers, chapulines (grasshoppers), bread and more! We went there at least 4 or five times during the week we were there.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 29bluesman
Reviewed March 31, 2019

It's a huge food market. You can seat in many of the kitchens and order what they have, all kinds of food or go to the area where you buy your meat and vegetables and they will grill it for you. Even if you don"t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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jonathanwD4770MT
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Liz M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jonathan, I'm not sure why it's showing that way, the market is very close to the Zocalo in the center of town. Have fun!
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Response from spalady50 | Reviewed this property |
6 AM - 9 PM everyday
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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.
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