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Mercado de Artesanias

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Worth more than one visit!

We went there several times, mostly just to look, but there are so many treasures, that sooner or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
busyeater
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New Westminster, Canada
Shopping and Photo Stroll through Market

The Mercado is quite long and it is easy to spend some time viewing, buying, photographing all of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eric S
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Potomac, Maryland
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This small market is located on a narrow side street.
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Lucas Balderas S/N | Plaza Lanaton, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there several times, mostly just to look, but there are so many treasures, that sooner or later, you will have to buy....like I did. The market is huge, too many stalls to count. The silver jewellery is amazing, as is the pottery, textiles,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Mercado is quite long and it is easy to spend some time viewing, buying, photographing all of the arts and crafts for sale. The eastern end of the Mercado empties into the San Miguel de Allende food market which is not only a great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A shopping mecca and must do if you enjoy shopping. Lots and lots and lots of small shops to buy trinkets, household wares, souvenirs, a market that sells fruits and vegetables. You can bargain in most shops except we found the prices fixed in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Wow, this cute little artisan area has everything. Clothing, jewelry, pewter and shoes and much more. There are all sorts of beautiful shops with colorful paintings and they are all very nice. You will also find some very clean bathrooms in this area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IndySig
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I love artesanías and although on the small side compared to other artesanía markets, it’s on the small side. I loved that it’s partially in like an alleyway. There are many different shops with different types of artwork. Very colorful.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Everything you can imagine made by local artisans. Take your time and wander through the one stop kind of shopping area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annie H
Reviewed December 11, 2018

What a fun shopping center for just about everything you might want. Many vendors with everything from food to housewares to clothing - you name it might just be here

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

I love to go through the mercado and talk to the vendors. There are many different items her - pottery, jewelery, some clothes, 'folk art' ie...catrinas, friedas, herbal remedies, embroidered throw pillow covers, shawls, food - cooked and veggie stands, plastic stuff, leather goods, masks,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DeLora F
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This market has everything you can dream of and more! It's full of life, energy, color, and food. Be sure to keep walking and exploring every nook and cranny because the market goes on and on into the streets once you have exited the main...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

The place is a fun place to visit and the atmosphere and ambiance reminds me of the indoor market in Guadalajara. Lots of merchandise available but after a while you notice that it is almost all the same. I was really disappointed when I turned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Alicia0820
July 12, 2018|
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Response from garylK5145JP | Reviewed this property |
There is an autopista that runs from Moroleon to Celaya, once in Celaya it is about one hour to San Miguel -- buses run regularly along both routes. Check the map and ask if you need specific details.
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ohbarbi13
March 29, 2018|
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Response from garylK5145JP | Reviewed this property |
yes, the glass and brass is easy to find, one of the real traditional handicrafts of the area, check in the mercado de artesanias, and if not there, check a couple of the handcraft stores on zacateros, there is one near... More
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