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Mercado de Artesanias

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Wow, this cute little artisan area has everything. Clothing, jewelry, pewter and shoes and much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IndySig
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Indy
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On the small side but great shopping

I love artesanías and although on the small side compared to other artesanía markets, it’s on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chattycathy642
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Sarasota, Florida
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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 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank umpa49
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I had wanted to go to this market forever. This last trip (August) I went to it. Honestly, I was disappointed. I figured I'd see many artisans and some different things that wouldn't be found in the regular tourist shops around the main square... not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Joy F
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Being that this is SMA, I had high expectations for this place. It is basically one long street. The artesanías themselves are beautiful, by i found a lot of the stalls had similar items for sale. It was still a good, quick time filler. You...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank soyalicia
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Yes, we found lots of handicrafts at reasonable prices at this open air mercado. Don't miss it! A fun place to look for embroidered items, silver jewelry, pottery, rugs, clothes, etc.

Date of experience: August 2017
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soyalicia
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
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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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