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Great little market

All kinds of stuff for sale, from jewelry (silver) to masks and bags, shirts. You name it, it’s... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
tonitone
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Petaluma, California
via mobile
Great place for last minute souvenirs

I couldn't believe it when I found this just across from my hotel. With a fairly small entrance... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
b0nnie55
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Calle Londres 154 | Florencia and Amberes, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

All kinds of stuff for sale, from jewelry (silver) to masks and bags, shirts. You name it, it’s here. The price listed is always a starting point and we got some great deals.

Thank tonitone
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I was in mexico city several times, first time in 2007 , then 2012 & 2013 & 2014 .. In 2007 I discovered "Mercado de Insugentes" after reading about it in a Guide. I went there alone, by taxi, and even people told me Mexico...More

1  Thank fLoRiLe
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I couldn't believe it when I found this just across from my hotel. With a fairly small entrance way I was surprised to find an Aladdin's cave of goodies inside. Clean. Felt safe. I'm not good at haggling so tend to just pay. You can't...More

Thank b0nnie55
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is another market when you came by and crafts and a very high price, we walked around for about 45 minutes and we try to negotiate prices in some of the stores but we were not successful doing that. It seems that the Customer...More

2  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I found this a better place to buy silver than in Taxco... lots of stores selling silver jewelry and objects, so great selection and easy to negotiate for a fair price. Shopkeepers were clear about what was sterling silver and what wasn't. Also, other souvenirs...More

Thank pattayainsider
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This artisan market is tiny and kind of intense with shopkeepers trying to beckon you into their stalls. The artisan market in Coyoacan is faaaaar better, and two stories! Plus, it makes for a very charming afternoon, though it is 20+ minutes from the city...More

1  Thank Poveshom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

A jam packed indoor mall of smaller vendors. Some with high quality product and some with very basic junk. The vendors were some of the most intense and aggressive we have ever experienced in Mexico. Either business had been soft or this was just this...More

Thank 324neilc
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

There are some nice pieces here but you have to hunt and be prepared for the hustle. I am never comfortable with high pressure sales, but it is everywhere here. Haggle and be selective.

Thank SMPH
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The number of shops selling the same thing should be limited and maybe more variation of objects should be sold, as Mexico has so much to offer,

Thank JeanK1964
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This market offers a lot of silver made work--as the name suggests. There is a wide range of items on display from mass produced pieces to beautiful one-off designs with a lot of pearl and amber work also on display. Some Mexican fire opal pieces...More

1  Thank Rachel F
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Coyoacan
Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”)
you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will
transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the
brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers
such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo
seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you
can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood
reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes
...More
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