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La Vega Central

Davila Baeza 700, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2737 6161
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Davila Baeza 700, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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"fresh fruits and vegetables"
in 4 reviews
"central market"
in 7 reviews
"open market"
in 3 reviews
"great market"
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"colorful market"
in 2 reviews
"juice stands"
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"seafood"
in 4 reviews
"chilli"
in 10 reviews
"empanadas"
in 2 reviews
"stalls"
in 5 reviews
"chilean"
in 6 reviews
"mercado"
in 4 reviews
"culture"
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"hundreds"
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"tourists"
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"material"
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"metro"
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Local raw atmosphere, mixing with the local people in a huge crowded, chaotic, colorful, wall to wall bodies, eclectic market buying fruits, vegetables, fish, and incredible Venezuelan empanadas! Enjoy - you will not regret. We went on a Saturday around 11AM - 1PM - late...More

Thank Steve N
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday and it was super crowded. It was amazing enough just to see the market and the chaos. But even better was the quality of the foods we purchased. Amazing mangos, passion fruit, pineapples and other fruits. A must visit if in...More

Thank CobraKy
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

If you're into food and like to visit the local market, this is the place to go. Full of great colorful food and vegetables, Great place to see the locals buying and selecting the meals for the day. A must stop in Santiago.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you want to see all the local foods and produce this is the place to visit. Not very clean but extremely busy as eveyone goes about buying their food and produce here. Take time to wander around and soak up the atmosphere.

Thank rwe003
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We moved on to here from the Mercado Central to buy vegetables etc. with our cookery course leader - what an amazing place. Some of the veg/herbs were totally new to us, whilst others well known to us were so much larger than back home....More

Thank GrumpsDC
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

A great place to experience the local customs and traditions when it comes to food. Colorful food and people with a great selection of fresh and dry food, meats, and packing materials. I love to stroll through these local markets and discover new food. There...More

Thank Paola K
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

One of my personal favorites, mainly because of its convenience in terms of price but most importantly, the way it shows both locals and foreigners a key aspect of Chilean culture with the hardworking and happy people that surround it. Possesses a huge variety of...More

1  Thank mariateresamailenc
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

When I travel to foreign countries I try to visit the local markets if I can fit it into my schedule. La Vega Central, In Santiago, was a great market! High energy, colorful, and interesting. It is the oldest market in Santiago, at about 400...More

1  Thank pastry-traveler
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The place is packed with people and packed with incredible quality fruit and veg, meat, and foodstuffs of every kind. It's 60,000 square metres, or the equivalent of two olympic pools by 12 olympic pools. With that many stalls, and so many decisions to make,...More

3  Thank CardiganJones
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It is not the best market I have ever been to but it is really good. The size of it is the most amazing part. Seems like it takes up blocks and blocks, multiple buildings and a wide variety of produce, meats, and other items.

1  Thank yorosey
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