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Mercado 23

246 Reviews

Mercado 23

246 Reviews
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Chichen Itza, Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour

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Dive into Yucatan’s cultural heritage on this full-day tour from Cancún or the Riviera Maya, calling at Chichén Itzá (admission not included), the Ik Kil cenote, and Valladolid. Benefit from the historical knowledge of your guide as you explore the Maya ruins and colonial city, then cool off with a swim in the cenote’s fresh waters. Avoid hidden costs with transfers and a buffet lunch included in the price.
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Kristina M wrote a review Jan 1
Red Deer, Canada12 contributions1 helpful vote
Nothing special. Local market. Good place to buy souvenirs. Don't see the reason to buy produce - same stuff and prices at grocery stores. We bought chicken - put away to the fridge, took it out next day - had a spoiled smell, ended up throwing it away. All the meats just hang above the counters with flies all over. We tried dried shrimps and fish - waaaay too salty. Good variety of local cheese - Panela was great. But you can buy it at any grocery store.
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Date of experience: December 2020
JINXKT1 wrote a review Sep 2020
West Orange, New Jersey12 contributions5 helpful votes
This is to the place shop for stuff to take home I meant to go to Mercado 28 but went here instead it smells and upon entry had the instant feeling I was being followed.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Edward D. wrote a review Mar 2020
Lucena, PB1,788 contributions558 helpful votes
This is an open-air market in the downtown area that couldn’t be more different than being in the Hotel Zone (or “little Las Vegas” as I refer to it). Mercado 23 is smaller than the better-known Mercado 28 and is less geared to tourists, but there are still plenty of stalls to find souvenirs (t-shirts, key chains, sea shells etc.) and at better prices than at Mercado 28 and definitely less expensive than buying in the Hotel Zone. I bought a beautiful seashell wind chime for $5US, for example. If you don’t speak Spanish, I wouldn’t really recommend this market, because I didn’t encounter anyone who spoke English. Besides the souvenir stands there are various food vendors and tiny places to eat if you want to try it. I was really glad that we decided to visit here. We felt completely safe walking around here. We used our Waze GPS to find the place and found parking outside with no problem.
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Date of experience: March 2020
3 Helpful votes
Bruce L wrote a review Mar 2020
Winona, Minnesota10 contributions2 helpful votes
Vegetables in Mexico are great tasting market has many all fresh fish and shrimp chicken and pork this a great place to shop for people staying long term flea market has everything worth a visit for all
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Date of experience: February 2020
Dymas wrote a review Jan 2020
Calgary, Canada20 contributions17 helpful votes
No one harasses you to buy anything. It's a little hard to find. We ate at a restaurant there that was great and cheap. Bought a few trinkets. Being able to speak spanish here definitely a plus.
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Date of experience: January 2020
2 Helpful votes
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