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Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao

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Calle 19 # 25-04, Bogota 111611, Colombia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Recuerdo de niño ir con mis padres los fines de semana a comprar el mercado para la casa. Ahora, cada vez que regreso a Bogotá, voy con mi familia a comprar el mercado y a probar las delicias que ofrecen los pequeños puestos de comida....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You should go there with an open mind. Colors, smells and tastes are like a rollercoster of experiences. You should also try the flowers hall and don´t forget to have avena con pandebono

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katty Novoa C
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We headed to the market for about 9 Am and had a typical Colombian fruits and flowers. We sampled some pretty interesting fruit, chatted with the vendors and in general just had a great time. I would highly recommend a visit. There are guided tours...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ChosenFrozen
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Handwork is strongly supported and appreciated in Bogota. If you want to learn how the people of Bogota live, where they shop their daily supplies, you Will like this market a lot. It is truly related with the Colombian culture. I saw work I never...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank flywithlola
Reviewed April 27, 2019

If you expect (like us) to see an exotic South America highland's or Asia style market, you're on a wrong address. This market is nice, clean and in order and looks just like any other covered market place anywhere in Europe. Apart from that, the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Very busy, very full market with an incredible array of fruits and vegetables. There are the normal number of food stalls to sample. Good place for a couple of hours.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Millet02
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We made a whirlwind visit to Paloquemao Market, with its myriad food stalls, flowers shops, cafes and everything in between. They say Colombia is a fruit lover's paradise and we certainly learned why! We sampled many exotic tropical fruits including badea, borojo, caimito, and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hoskinplans
Reviewed March 15, 2019

If you want to have a real understanding of the Bogota people, visit this farmers market. Here you would find from flowers, any kind of potatos, fresh fish and all kinds of meat to the most delicious fruits. Taste the sweet watermelon, mangostin, cherimoyas, or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 14, 2019

Bogota's central fruit market is not a tourist attraction, nevertheless it should be visited by anyone who wants to experience first hand the locals daily life, try exotic fruits, taste traditional food in a small coffee shops and enjoy the friendliness of the Colombian people....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

A trip to the local market is always fascinating. Reminiscent of the markets in Mexico. They have everything from potatoes, carrots, bananas and flowers to fish.

Date of experience: February 2019
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derrickw999
October 22, 2018|
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Angie E P
March 20, 2018|
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Response from mjhvanop | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You'll find several kiosks serving food and drinks inside the market itself. It is an opportunity to discover typical Colombian food in a friendly atmosphere. You may wish to try empanadas, arepas, chincharon, buñuelos... More
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Angelica C
January 19, 2017|
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I too apologize for my late response. Hope this helps future visitors. I was cautioned about pickpockets before my visit to Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao. We took public transportation. As soon as we got on the bus, a... More
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