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I googled, where do I buy coca leaves in Lima Peru ?
Surquillo 1 market sells medicinal plants ... coca leaves are legal in Peru.
The coca leaves are chewed well to suck the juice and the fiber is spit out.
The indigenous natives of...More
Not sure how truly "local" this market is - when we were there it was thronged with groups of tourists. Lots to see & smell - fresh fruit & veg, seafood, meat, pasta, groceries, tourist souvenirs. Lots of stalls piled high with goods. A riot...More
I went to this market as a part of a private tour of Lima. Our local guide took us. It was very fun to see and to take in a local slice of life, food and culture there on a Sunday morning. Many many great...More
Dropped into this local market on my last day and was glad I made the stop. For a tourist this a great place to visit to take in the atmosphere of the unglossed, real side of Peru! I had lunch at a place called Don...More
It was great fun seeing the local market! We especially enjoyed seeing and trying some of the local fruits which are not available back home. It was less busy in the afternoon which made it a good time to ask about fruits and have them...More
This market is easier to navigate than the huge Mercado Central and it has most of what you need. There are places to eat inside the market and around the market. I bought a ripe guanabana (soursop) which I took home and enjoyed tremendously.
It looks rundown from the outside but contains a good selection of stalls. It's great for fresh vegetables, spices and meat. The fish was variable in freshness. You can also eat at the market. In the surrounding streets you will find small shops selling kitchen...More
It's a wet market with few restaurants inside, actually nothing special for South America. But the food is absolutely perfect. We ate twice there at the restaurant Alex. The ceviche and the arroz de marisco are awesome. So cheap and so tasty! Give it a...More
I usually go to the markets for fruits, nuts, and cheap delicious lunch. This place got everything that I am looking for. It is very close to the Expensive Miraflores. A great option for inexpensive and authentic meals and stuff. I have been here many...More