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In every city, the local market should always be visited. Cali is not an exception! The market is... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Porto Alegre, RS
via mobile
I love fresh fruit and vegetable markets; this one is one of the best

This is a large market where all the local bring their products; which range from the standard... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Frisco, texas
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Calle 8, Cali, Colombia
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

In every city, the local market should always be visited. Cali is not an exception! The market is worth a visit! Extremely colorful, you get to taste different fruits and even have a nice meal

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a large market where all the local bring their products; which range from the standard fruits, vegetables, food flavoring herbs, medicinal herbs, flowers, meats etc. This is a Must do when in Colombia. It is ultra clean and the locals are all very...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

About a 7'200cop taxi ride from Granada area. The mercado Alameda offered a nice insight. We came here twice, once by street food tour and then by ourselves. The variety of fruits and local food and habits is just huge! It seems a bit chaotic...More

Thank rapha_y_nici
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This market is where locals shop for fresh produce and very authentic Colombian food, it is mostly indoors, some vendors are outside, you can try many different foods and fruits, as Colombia has an extensive variety of fruits, don't be intimidated, people are friendly and...More

Thank BeatrizG2
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Order some seafood at "Donde Basilia" at #galeriaalameda in Cali, Colombia. I got the "triple": shrimp, shark, piangua (a mangrove mollusk) with plantains and lulada 🤤😋 Amazing lunch!!

Thank tomasreyes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Up until this trip, we've only gone here for flowers, but this trip we actually perused the entire market to see everything they have to offer. From now on, we are going to go HERE for produce. I actually found PLUMP Blueberries . . ....More

Thank f9ers55
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This market sells almost everything available in Colombia: flowers, food, household goods. The marketplace is surrounded by souvenir shops and small bars and restaurants. The market seems very autentic. Beware of pickpockets!

Thank 4xtrapwr
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A walk through the Galeria la Alameda was a nice touch of a city tour, to give me a quick view of the Calenos. The food market has a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. When combined with the neighboring shops in the district it...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Though not as extensive as other markets in the area, this market brings you close to the people and culture. There are extensive varieties of fruit, vegetables, and other hand made goods. Be careful to not be taken advantage of, as tourists can. Prices are...More

Thank Sophistikid-Foodie
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very expansive market, mostly for locals shopping for produce, fish and meats, and flowers. Many restaurant "stalls" competing for your attention. Virtually no tourists. While not gastronomic, gives a great sense of local life. There's a great empanada place on the perimeter. Also great flower...More

Thank PaulK29
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