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Address: Street 56A, between Streets 67 and 69, Merida, Mexico

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Vibrant market where locals come to shop.

This is an experience for all your senses - sights, sounds, smells, taste and touch!! It is mad and chaotic with no maps or ways to guide yourself around but you will find your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
South Wales
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Cancun, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were hoping for more produce and fresh food. place was very crowded and didn't have much stuff that we were looking for...quite an experience though

Thank travelinginmexic2017
South Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an experience for all your senses - sights, sounds, smells, taste and touch!! It is mad and chaotic with no maps or ways to guide yourself around but you will find your way out eventually. There are sections for meat, fish and fruit and vegetables. Some of the vegetables are unique to Mexico and I had never seen... More 

1 Thank Jeffdee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Make sure you map this place because we found no signage and no one around seemed to know it by name. But when you find it you are in (if you enjoy raucous markets) for a treat. All your senses will be in alert. The food stalls sell fantastic street food at ridiculously low prices. Giant tamales wrapped in banana... More 

3 Thank Pichincha12
Jacksonville, IL
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to see our attorney in Merida and arrived early so we decided to go to the market. First of all, there is very good cheap parking underneath but the trick is - finding the entrance but we did and it was cheap! There were soooo many things to look at, and soooo busy, it was... More 

Thank moodymolly
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Color, crowds, chaos. This is a real Mexican market. It goes for blocks in several directions. You can find anything you need here at a reasonable price. It will take patience and a tolerance for narrow aisles. This is well worth checking out even if you don't need anything.

1 Thank MexpatSpartan
Charlotte, North Carolina
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is one of the most popular markets in Merida - for both the locals as well as tourists alike. It is a short walk from the central main plaza (Plaza Grande). You can find so many things you want/need - food, clothing, household items, cooking wares, etc.

1 Thank BuddyinCharlotte2014
Barrie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Geared to everyday shopping needs; meats, vegetables, clothing (limited), jewelry, etc. Bargain prices. With booths located in close proximity to each other, it is easy to overlook parts of the Market. Visit early, it gets crowded fast.

1 Thank sunseekersforever
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

If you have spirit... get to this market. If you want to see the gears of the machine they call Merida... Get here! You will say time and time again...What the @#$@! Filled to the brim with all items of sale. You will know you are in Mexico Market Place when you enter here! The Mecca of Markets in the... More 

4 Thank HandsawCreek
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This huge market goes on for blocks. You can find almost everything here. As you wander from stall to stall and section to section every sensory organ is working overtime. Arrive early for best choice of perishables. Allow ample time for exploration. It is easy to spend several hours here.

Thank jrbatso
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Must visit for anyone who wants to immerse into local culture and get real feel for local life. Countless rows of colorful fruit stands, clothes, leather products and even life animals. If you are brave enough you can grab something to eat here as well for super cheap. Walk Calle 56 on the eastern side of the market and you... More 

1 Thank KimHaddon

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