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Address: | Tlacolula, Tlacolula, Mexico
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An outdoor marketplace with local vendors in the village of Tlacolula.

An outdoor marketplace with local vendors in the village of Tlacolula.

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Sunday Fun !!!

The market is really fun and you will get a great taste of Mexico. Lots of artisans, food, mezcal. Crowded but that's part of the adventure. We spent about 3-4 hours here and had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Palisade, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The market is really fun and you will get a great taste of Mexico. Lots of artisans, food, mezcal. Crowded but that's part of the adventure. We spent about 3-4 hours here and had a wonderful time. We bought a number of items and ate some delicious authentic food. A must do on a Sunday while you are in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fun market with great people watching, and an easy, quick trip by colectivo from the Abastos market/transportation hub.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great experience at this market; interesting food stands and local people; very few tourists. Delicious food; you can buy veg, meat, tortillas and barbecue it for lunch on the free braziers at the centre of one of the market stalls with the locals. You may need a good guide/driver to help you negotiate this if your Spanish isn't... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Go on a Sunday for a rich experience and take it all in. The atmosphere, the activity, and the market vibe are the reasons to go.

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Thank TonyPSP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The best day to come it's on the Plaza day every Sunday, it's a really popular place for eating Barbacoa red or white, that with a water chocolate makes the perfect breakfast for after wander in the market

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Handicrafts are terrific, lots of handy gadgets and wonderful people. Purchase food for lunch - you cook or have them cook it for you. Delicious!.No español? No problem. Spanglish and charades seems to work!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Followed our taxi driver through the market drinking pulque and gaping at baskets full of bugs. Bought three beautiful hand woven rebosos (shawls) for less than $20 each.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

You can buy anything here from mezcal, to carnes asadas, to dried chilis, to fresh fruit, to bread with chocolate swirls to live turkeys. Few or no tourists.

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Total amazement at this Sunday Market. The smells, so visually colorful, Zapotec dialect heard throughout. So vibrant and alive. Chapulines, bread, cheese to flowers incredibly fresh. It's like going back in a time waiting for you to discover. So happy I was able to visit such a place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is a beautiful people watching experience as the locals dress up in their traditional clothes. Saw so many photogenic displays, but many of the local people do not like having their photos taken so just put the camera away and soak up the atmosphere. Local crafts, food and all sorts of wares are for sale at these large markets.... More 

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