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Good for experiencing a taste of Mexico

I had never been to Mexico and since I was in San Diego, decided to drive over to TJ to do some... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Better than Ensenada

Go see Pedro for the best silver jewelry quality and prices. His shop is in the back on the far... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
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27 Mar 2017
“Good for experiencing a taste of Mexico”
14 Feb 2017
“Not much fun; didn't see any tourists”
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

I had never been to Mexico and since I was in San Diego, decided to drive over to TJ to do some sight seeing and shopping. The most interesting sight was a donkey painted with black strips to like a zebra and available for photos...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went to TJ with a friend from overseas on Sunday. Mercado Artesanias was dead, no tourist as expected. I felt bad for the vendors. Left quickly.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Go see Pedro for the best silver jewelry quality and prices. His shop is in the back on the far left.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank derbna
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Having been to quite a few arts and crafts markets in Latin America, this one in Tijuana doesn't hold a candle to what I've seen and that's why I've rated it as just average. However, if you like talavera pottery, there's LOTS and LOTS of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank maringfro
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I walked two miles from my hotel to check out the Artesanias Market. I still couldn't see it-it is not marked very clearly. I saw some concrete lawn pieces and walked toward them and it turned out that this was the market. If I hadn't...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Whether you walk from the border or take a taxi you'll find the craft items here a great adventure. If you walk the cement walkway, with stairs, from the border across the Tijuana River, through shopping areas and plazas and over roadways it's harder, but...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank evenyl
Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you want pottery, items made of concrete or metal, go to this place. You buy staff here at a quarter of the pray they sell them just a few blocks away in downtown around the big arch. If you like paintings, look for a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Dudy D
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Mercado Artesanias, tucked up close to the border east of Revolucion, is a great place to shop for curios and souvenirs. There you’ll find furniture, statues, cast cement garden furniture, shoes & boots, stained glass, ceramics, clothing, blankets, leather, glass, carved wood and worked metal,...More

Date of experience: February 2013
7  Thank bazi43
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