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Mercado Central de San Pedro

Tupac Amaru, Cusco, Peru
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“food stalls”(19 reviews)
“fresh juice”(18 reviews)
“chicken soup”(16 reviews)
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"food stalls"
in 19 reviews
"fresh juice"
in 18 reviews
"chicken soup"
in 16 reviews
"great market"
in 13 reviews
"locals shop"
in 11 reviews
"meat section"
in 10 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 9 reviews
"covered market"
in 6 reviews
"juice stands"
in 5 reviews
"dried fruit"
in 7 reviews
"big market"
in 5 reviews
"potatoes"
in 20 reviews
"for sale"
in 18 reviews
"local life"
in 7 reviews
"pigs head"
in 5 reviews
"daily life"
in 6 reviews
"ceviche"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable experience. I wanted to buy everything in the Mercado de San Pedro. There's chocolate, coffee, numerous fruits, veggies, fish, and meat. There's herbs from maca, oregano, pink salt, all the way to ayahuasca and mescaline. Head over to the stalls with the women cooking...More

Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In case you want to see locals going to groceries, and local culture... you can see fruits, potatoes, corn and others that you have never seen, also it can be smelly because the meats are fully exposed. Would I eat or drink something there? No...More

Thank Comidapresente
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When my daughter and I originally planned our trip to Cusco I knew I wanted to see this market before doing anything else. It did not disappoint. It’s a combination of thousands of tourist trinkets for sale along with Peruvian folks going about their business...More

Thank OldLawHog
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bustling market is full of shops and an extensive food market. It was a lot of fun just to walk around and observe all the options and people. Worth a visit for sure.

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is something for everyone in this Mercado. Please know, the floors can be rough and they are trying to fix it all so wear sneakers or good closed toe shoes Keep in mind, this is a local market and much of it is bizarre...More

Thank MilagrosPerezMiami
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The San Pedro Market has a lot to offer, souvenirs, alpaca clothing and every type of food and herbs imaginable. Many vendors sell the same items, but it's still a cool atmosphere in there. The biggest plus are the very cheap prices, especially the meals...More

Thank Traffikk
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic market, we started everyday with a fruit smoothie . We had the chicken soup quite a few days and lived the atmosphere in here. Amazing value and family friendly.

Thank Duncan W
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Definitely go to the San Pedro Market if you're in Cusco. A lot of the people who worked at the hotels and restaurants told us that we may not like it, and that it was more of a locals thing, but we decided to go...More

Thank Timothy N
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Having an English speaking guide to tell us what the different fruits and vegetables were was a plus. The market also has clothing and other souvenir items. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mai L
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Loved this market. Has both indoor & outdoor stalls selling lots of souvenirs, food & more. Prices are so cheap I ended up having to buy an extra bag to take everything home in! Quite a few of the sellers don’t speak English & talk...More

Thank claire31373
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KolkataAnindita
10 April 2017|
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Response from VeronicaLeeLysaght | Reviewed this property |
The local currency is Peruvian soles. You should change many in the central Plaza de Armas. The airports tend to overcharge!
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Richard A
2 August 2015|
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Response from Dee83202 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do! They not only sell the live cactus, they also sell a powdered San Pedro. There were several vendors who sold it. :)
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