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Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth hunting out, because it's not very close to Plaza de Armas, this place is a real assault on the senses - variety, noise, colours, smells. Vegetable, fish, meat and clothes stalls are tumbled up against one another. The main market is housed in a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the fresh fruits and vegetables! Reasonable prices, great atmosphere! YOu can almost find anyithing you need for healthy mediterrenean kitchen

Thank dorkaborkadorka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mercado San Pedro is a huge metal covered market. In the darkness hundreds of vendors sell fruits, herbs, cheese, meat, fish, bread, clothes, fabric, toys ... We stopped for lunch at a little counter manned by Maria. La mamita prepared for us dishes with rice,...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole area in which the market is located shows a very different side to Cusco than that experienced up in the main Plaza. This is where the locals hang out and shop. It is a great place to people watch and these markets are...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting conglomeration of a farmer's market, a baker's market, a craft market, street food stalls, butchering, and your standard tourist stuff. Most of the stalls are manned by older people who seem to be a little math challenged. You can bargain. Some...More

Thank CedarTravelDiva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love markets and this one was great! There’s a million and one things you can buy here, but we went for the cheap and delicious food! We literally went twice a day. The juices are AMAZING! We had plenty of rice with egg dishes,...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was overwhelmed at this market. There is way too much to see here. You can get anything you want here, the food is to die for, the coffee will make you drool and the flowers are stunning! If you want to get a sense...More

Thank PeruDreamer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love visiting these kinds of places. Unfortunately, the walking areas are unsafe. Where you walk between stalls, there are large craters, exposed rusty re-bar, make-shift plywood bridges and other hazards. If you go, be careful! If you do go, your senses will be rewarded....More

Thank redman33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Mercado San Pedro in Cusco in June, 2018. It was a rainy Sunday morning and a great way to spend a few hours. Lots of sights, smells and sounds and it is a place where the locals shop, I was able to take...More

Thank Kris I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many Mercados in Latin America, this place is a must! You will find amazing food, exotic fruit, all kinds of tea and tons of crafts, way cheaper than at touristic shops. Don't miss to have "natas con pan y café" (cream of milk and...More

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April 9, 2017|
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Response from VeronicaLeeLysaght | Reviewed this property |
The local currency is Peruvian soles. You should change many in the central Plaza de Armas. The airports tend to overcharge!
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August 2, 2015|
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Response from Dee83202 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do! They not only sell the live cactus, they also sell a powdered San Pedro. There were several vendors who sold it. :)