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Mercado de Artesanias

Lucas Balderas S/N | Plaza Lanaton, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Lots of Cheap Mexican Souvenirs but Still Interesting

My wife and I walked through various parts of the Mercado on more than one occasion on this trip to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
psychprofessor
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Mississippi
Nice Place To Stroll, Clean, Good Prices

All kinds of things to eat, buy for family, friends, and yourself (souvenirs, hats, shoes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CharlieinTexas
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This small market is located on a narrow side street.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Lucas Balderas S/N | Plaza Lanaton, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I walked through various parts of the Mercado on more than one occasion on this trip to San Miguel de Allende. My wife was looking for souvenirs for our relatives. While searching for a children's book in Spanish, she saw one in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All kinds of things to eat, buy for family, friends, and yourself (souvenirs, hats, shoes, trinkets, toys, and clothing). Nice variety. No pressure, friendly shopkeepers.

Thank CharlieinTexas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The artisan market in SMA is the place where you can find anything you might want from souvenirs to finely crafted items for you to decorate you home or for your wardrobe. We went back several times during our stay.

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

If you can’t find the souvenir,pottery, jewelry, food, clothing, etc.here to take back home for folks, then I’m not sure where you’d find it. Very traditional artisan market that’s a tad on the top touristy side, but nevertheless quite a lovely space to spend an...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2018

This little market runs from the end of Hidalgo Street along to the main market about three blocks away. The assortment of handicrafts is very large, and most of the best local suppliers are represented there, so if you are looking for big purchases, this...More

1  Thank Gary L
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Very colorful place for souvenirs shopping, grouping a lot of options from local craftsmen, worth the visit if visiting SMA.

Thank ROC_1111
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Interesting, when you from another continent, to view different foods, or different presentation of foods in another country. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and meats ... all sold here, from local producers. Most foods, always the same as home, however, the prickly pear cactus and fruit, habanero...More

Thank gro05
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

There are a few weekend markets and daily food markets, but this was the best. Long ambling undercover "street" with lots of crafts, produce and herbal remedies. There was a wide variety of artisans, it was not the same crafts over and over again. And...More

Thank BklynBetty
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

This market is a great place to buy cheap and locally made souvenirs. You can choose from silver jewelry to indigenous souvenirs. Furthermore, you can taste here many different dishes and juices, same as vuy fresh fruits and other ingredients for your cooking.

Thank haanahh
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

I by far enjoyed shopping here! Great place to get something for everyone. Make sure you allow for at least a couple of hours to shop here.

Thank elizabethanndarilek
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ohbarbi13
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Gary L | 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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