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Amazing authentic market

This market is brilliant. Full of stalls of every kind from shoes to bread to bbq to live chickens... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lauren H
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Excellent food and traditions

This day we decided to visit nearby towns...Tlacolula market is a must, try the local food dont be... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Lagos, Nigeria
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An outdoor marketplace with local vendors in the village of Tlacolula.
| Tlacolula, Tlacolula, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This market is brilliant. Full of stalls of every kind from shoes to bread to bbq to live chickens! It was bustling with local people doing their shopping, hardly a tourist in sight! Had a delicious dulce de leche creo, and if I hadn’t had...More

1  Thank Lauren H
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This day we decided to visit nearby towns...Tlacolula market is a must, try the local food dont be affraid and enjoy. We then visited Teotitlan del Valle and Don Agave artesanal factory. 10 out of 10.

Thank Rafamar
Reviewed March 16, 2018

The Sunday street market sprawls out from the bus station via the church to teh market building and is one of the best markets in the area. It is mostly a local market but there are also some tiny areas to be found that sell...More

Thank FoodMonsterTravels
Reviewed February 11, 2018

This is one of the biggest markets in the Oaxaca valley held each Sunday. It is always an experience. Great for shopping and looking around and seeing how the local folks live. It it well worth working your way all the way down through the...More

3  Thank Reg S
Reviewed February 10, 2018

40-minute ride east of the Oaxaca (city). The big market is on Sundays, an important element of local life. Impressive array of chiles, grasshoppers, insect larvae, fruits, vegetables, herbs & spices...and the occasional live turkey. Artisanal ware is mostly low-end, but fun to see. Be...More

1  Thank enfant_de_boheme
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This bustling market is not to be missed if you can be here in a Sunday. It’s an easy bus or collectivo trip from Oaxaca and we highly recommend doing it. So much fun to see what is available but also to glimpse the social...More

Thank KGGFamily
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Having spent four days in Tlacolula, I got a sense of the rhythm of the fascinating thru day and night. Food stalls, huge bread offerings - not often seen, beautiful , traditional crafts of the region, fruits, veggies, herbs, etc. Indigenous peoples selling blue corn...More

Thank jesseMN
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Everything is available here- - so much color and variety. It was very much worth taking a local bus out of Oaxaca for the Sunday market! We spent lots of time walking everywhere, tasting snacks along the way, having lunch of cooked meats and tortillas......More

Thank Jodie O
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Sunday market is a huge, bustling open air local event. See, taste, smell Oaxacan life. Eat the food, talk to the vendors, buy some crafts, and watch family life unfold. Take the bus from Oaxaca - to start the trip in Mexican style.

Thank sage_8
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Go on Sunday. The market is huge, encompassing blocks and blocks around the plaza. There is a permanent section which sells meat, flowers and chocolate and then there is the Sunday market that has, seriously, anything else you might ever want. Fresh fruits and vegetables,...More

Thank Scott C
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Response from Penny M | Reviewed this property |
Public transportation is easy and cheap! Go to the second class bus station near Abastos. I've taken the bus (check with the station chief and read the destinations across the bus windshields). Take change for the bus... More
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