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8 Nov 2017
“Interesting stop”
22 May 2018
“Meet the locals”
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Perhaps the best place in Iquitos to know the local food, plants, fruits, fish and a lot of other stuff usually sold in a genuine Amazonian market.

Thank 15matjan
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Be prepared to be dazzled by the characteur and variety of peculiar products. A must see but probably with a guide and your personal belongings in a safe location. Walk through it , taste and smell. Try to experiment if you dare

Thank BenC3240
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I went with a guide as part of a city tour. An interesting stop with all kinds of unique items for sale!

Thank Kgavitt
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This place is disgusting however it is an authentic taste of the culture of Belen. Watch your pockets and consume with care as you may end up sick. A wide variety of fresh meats and fish from the Amazon region along with local herbs and...More

1  Thank Stu G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very busy and congested market with so much for sale from vegetables to catfish to turtles. It is all very interesting but unsanitary looking and I personally would not eat anything I bought there. (However I probably did eat things purchased there when I ate...More

Thank Nancy5960
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to fresh markets all round the world but was really surprized by what we saw here. This side of Iquitos is very different to the big busy city. It is very basic, very poor and frantic with people. The market was close...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This has got to be the biggest and craziest market I've ever visited. It's huge, it's mildly intimidating and has a aroma I will never forget. Gross!! This place sells pretty much everything. We went for mapacho cigarettes and palo santo. There is so much...More

1  Thank Alison M
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