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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

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Address: the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 06987123
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Typical colorful and market full of exotic smells

It its a wonderful place to make your own experience with the whole variety of the local flavor, which brings up the Valles de Oaxaca. If you enter the market the exotic... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It its a wonderful place to make your own experience with the whole variety of the local flavor, which brings up the Valles de Oaxaca. If you enter the market the exotic smells of the place will enter into nose. This mix you will not forget you leave Oaxaca. You will find the specialties of the wonderful region like mescal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to experience the local flavor of Oaxaca. People were friendly and very helpful. Great variety of food and different products. Do not miss it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went through this market trying to find the Mercado 20 Novembre and it was worth the detour. The food stalls are many and varied – from snack grubs and grasshoppers to Mexican snacks, there are many tequila and mescal sellers, juice bars, coffee shops, clothing and native weave sellers, trinkets galore as well as fresh fruit meat and fish.... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place they have so many food to choose from !! And the prices are so cheap!! Just make sure tu take pessos no dólares accepted

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early Sunday morning and encountered a large market of food vendors and small restaurants like a food court. Families were crowding the many restaurants. These were interspersed with shops in a series of theme groups. Sampled the pastries and bought gifts for the family. A fund and successful visit.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to go to find handicrafts and just take colorful pictures. You can sample the Mescal, or fried grasshoppers if you like. Easy to spend an afternoon there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Benito Juarez Market is excellent for browsing as well as for eating. The market is a bit more touristy than, say, the Abastos Market, but it is still authentic.

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Okanagan Valley, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice market in the Centro tourist area. Easy to find and easy to spend a few hours looking around. Although some of the vendors cater to local needs, this is mainly a tourist market. If you have interest in seeing a local market, then head over to the asbastos market for a very different experience

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a mistake here, Benito Juárez Market is not the food market; you should go to 20 de Noviembre market to have a nice meal and this market is for buying art crafts

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A locals market, this is full of normal things you would not normally buy on vacation - clothes, school uniforms, kids backpacks and toys, etc. If you haven't been to a lot of other countries and just want to walk around to see how people shop when there isn't a wal-mart on every corner, this is a good place for... More 

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