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Great place to browse and enjoy street food

During an eight-day stay, we made daily trips to this market to purchase divine flan (egg custard... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Victoria, Canada
Wonderful Place to Buy Souvenirs

Bring cash, and don't buy something until you've given yourself a chance to look around. Many of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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This famous market was constructed in 1910 on account of Mexico's 100-year anniversary of independence.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“food stalls” (11 reviews)
“great market” (6 reviews)
Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

During an eight-day stay, we made daily trips to this market to purchase divine flan (egg custard) from one of the vendors for $20 pesos each. The mercado is a high-ceiling metropolis of vendors ranging from food, dry stores, trinkets and other colourful items that...More

Thank Quakeup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring cash, and don't buy something until you've given yourself a chance to look around. Many of these shops sell the same item-- some sell it cheaper than others. On the bottom floor are MANY food options!

1  Thank evasutherland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The market is located in an old structure designed by Eiffel - the guy who designed the Eiffel Tower. Within the soaring structure are shopping stalls featuring crafts crammed together with fruit stands, meat markets and food stands. We bought a few things but did...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

A great community market. Nobody 'hawks' at you. Inside is food, food, food. We revisited to buy local products to take home.

Thank flowergirl5593
Reviewed 23 October 2017

If you need to buy souvenirs, go to this local market, where you can find totally everything! The prices are low and you will enjoy true Mexican street market.

Thank haanahh
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Wow! This place was jam packed with vendors selling food to eat there or produce and meat to take home as well as souvenir shops! It helps to speak Spanish though and we only knew the tiniest bit - not enough!! But otherwise, I think...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing special as all items are at others open shops. Since it's closed, no air movement so be ready to be hot, sweaty, uncomfortable. I disliked it totally as you read.

Thank jstringerbiz
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was a great place to pick up gifts and food for cheap. There is not a lot of room so be prepared to be a little squished at times but it is well worth it!

Thank april m
Reviewed 21 August 2017

In planning our trip to Guanajuato Mercado Hidalgo was one of the attractions we wanted to visit. Glad we did. In other cities we visited and held out on buying some souvenirs because of cost. We found them here for less and were able to...More

1  Thank sonja410
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Bought a couple beautiful coffee cups for 2 bucks! The people were very friendly. Some food booths and mostly souvenir shops. Impressive space!

Thank tomjet3
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Ralf K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this building has ben designed by Gustave Eiffel personally. If you want more information about it, read my review.
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28 April 2015|
Response from Ale S |
it's between $60 and $100.
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