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Bio-Bio Market

| Santa Rosa, Bio Bio, Santiago, Chile
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The best market in Santiago!

It is called PERSA BIO BIO also FRANKLIN by the locals. This place is like a paradise to find all... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Amanda C
via mobile
If amazon and eBay had a baby, bio bio market is the result

Read the reviews and curiosity got the best of us: we chose a Sunday to visit on our last week in... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
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This immense open-air market has everything from fresh fish, fruits and vegetables to musical instruments and garments.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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| Santa Rosa, Bio Bio, Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

It is called PERSA BIO BIO also FRANKLIN by the locals. This place is like a paradise to find all kinds of stuff, it is like heaven for the antiques hoardes and culinary culture lovers. I go there very often just to find new restaurants...More

1  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Read the reviews and curiosity got the best of us: we chose a Sunday to visit on our last week in Santiago. Take the metro and get off at the franklin stop- just follow the crowd and yellow brick road of vendors at the start...More

2  Thank sr201753j9
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had high hopes for spending a few hours ferreting around the stalls essentially for typical flea market curios. Incredibly disappointing, only a relatively small section with albeit interesting stuff - loved the old school magazines and pac-man games. The bulk of the market was your...More

1  Thank KarYntravels
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This place is huge. I never thought i would find the travelling magnetic chess set that I was looking for but wandering around everyone was helpful.I thought that I should haggle but when I realized they were only asking two Australian dollars I took the...More

1  Thank michael c
Reviewed 20 April 2016

A landmark in Santiago, it occupies several blocks of the area and there you can find everything. A visit there is a trip back to Memory Lane. My favorite area is the "antics", here you find incredible stuff you had already forgotten. It's a lot...More

1  Thank Nonnita02
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

A friend opened small cafe, Bio Cafe, so we headed out for lunch. After gorging ourselves we needed to walk and walk we did. These streets and arcades have everything from furniture to toothpaste. We stocked up for the house, had keys made a took...More

Thank memphiswotan
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is as local as it gets. The market stretches some 2x2 blocks bound by San Francisco x Victor Manuel and Franklin x Placer. I think the flea market we wondered into was between Bio Bio x Place block. We went quite late on a...More

Thank Michael-HKG
Reviewed 17 May 2015

This is a huge weekend market that I visited on a Saturday. It is big and fairly organized with all kinds of people. The organized venders are inside with the unorganized ones out on the street. The prices were all pretty good but on the...More

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Great way to spend a morning in Santiago! Spend time with the locals as they go about their weekly shopping, tty some local street food and bartar away with the vendors on the many items they have for sale!

3  Thank Alexei D
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

This is a fantastic market for all things vintage. I went simply to look around, and it's a great way to spend a Saturday morning. Walking upon rows upon rows of second hand goods I discovered done fantastic furniture, homewares, books, jewelry, lighting etc. If...More

4  Thank Lorjayne
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Nancy L
30 December 2017|
Response from Amanda C | Reviewed this property |
between 10 and 11, it depends on. the shop, most vintage stores open earlier and they close at 16/17 and the new shops close late