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La Merced

Rosario 180, Venustiano Carranza, 15810, Mexico City, Mexico
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This busy market is one of the country's best known produce markets.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Rosario 180, Venustiano Carranza, 15810, Mexico City, Mexico
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US$100 per adult
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"fruit and veg"
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"authentic mexican"
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"household items"
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"food stalls"
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"few blocks"
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"maze"
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"shoes"
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"market"
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"vendors"
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"metro"
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"camera"
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"coins"
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"mexico"
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"mass"
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

too much unrefrigerated raw meat and unclean conditions. The market is enormous and very difficult to get to and around.

Thank Freshpack
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Should have done my research -much of the market was closed as it was Good Friday (and in a 'Catholic' country). However there were some stalls open -great fro fresh chillies and avocados for example. A lot of tat on a big scale,but if you...More

3  Thank pagoda2014
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

La Merced is one of the biggest markets in the world. Spanning 53 city blocks, it has sections for household trinkets, foods (groceries and cooked things), pirated DVDs, and more, including the darker side of what people might want to buy. It's a maze of...More

1  Thank Sara M
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

No words . Went with a local so that was super helpful for sure . Amazing place and buzzing . One can find just about anything here. From veggies to fruits to piñatas to ladles on and on and on . Amazing food stalls and...More

Thank Sm0uli
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Pretty much my favorite thing to do in Mexico City, either walk a half mile east from the Zocalo or grab the metro and emerge into one of the largest and most varied indoor/outdoor markets anywhere. A world of color, smells, sights - mounds of...More

Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

My family and I went with friends who are local and we spoke Spanish (albeit broken). We had a great time. Never felt unsafe (but our friends were very protective so that could have something to do with it). We stood out and got curious...More

4  Thank shandra p
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this area and walked and walked around its Streets, the place has everything for sale, you can find from Santa Claus outfits to nails equipment, the streets are very colorful but it is well known that it’s a little risky so exercise precaution...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Once we told our taxi driver were we going to this market, he laughed. Then he told us it was dangerous, then he laughed some more! This was a little ominous. We were dropped off a few blocks before the market as the traffic was...More

3  Thank Travellover6128
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This market is absolutely massive! It's also very confusing; if you're looking for something specific, you'd better figure out how to ask for it in Spanish. The vendors were very nice, and offered us free samples of cheese, etc. From one vendor I wanted to...More

1  Thank Michelle088
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is an authentic Mexican market selling anything you can think of. It is easy to get there with the subway - will take you to the centre of the market. There are hundreds of stalls selling the same thing. The biggest building mainly sell...More

Thank Liza B
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Sorry, I have no idea. But if I had to guess, I'd guess that it's closed.
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