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Worth checking out especially if you want to buy a trinket or a little gift for someone. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mexitup
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chgo
Many many vendors

A wide variety of staff, from food to artesanias, very colorful and entertaining. Great to buy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ArtandStaff
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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This famous market was constructed in 1910 on account of Mexico's 100-year anniversary of independence.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“food stalls” (11 reviews)
“mexican market” (10 reviews)
“great market” (6 reviews)
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth checking out especially if you want to buy a trinket or a little gift for someone. Definitely try & eat inside.

Thank mexitup
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wide variety of staff, from food to artesanias, very colorful and entertaining. Great to buy souvenirs

Thank ArtandStaff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mexican towns have markets. Some indoor, some outdoor, some covered. This is an indoor market with the same stuff you find at every market in Mexico. A mix of day to day goods and food for families plus a bunch of touristy knick knack crap....More

Thank MarkfromtheIsland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mercado Hidalgo was very disappointing- it was all junk and fast food. However, the second floor and the attached outdoor market had some decent souvenirs.

Thank sergiotheexplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very colorful folkloric mercado, lots of traditional Mexican artisan toys, and other crafts, some junk made in china, too. Compare prices before buying anything,they can vary a lot from one vendor to another. I would not purchase any food (or candy).

Thank Marcus P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, lively market that sells fresh foods, produce and souvenirs. Worth checking out while in town. Local sellers of salsas, marmalade’s and nuts etc to take home.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the market with lunch in mind. The market is filled with lots of everyday items for locals, but it also has a very nice selection of souvenirs for us tourists. We ate at Comedor Mariscos el Ausente and it was GREAT! We...More

Thank BethWallace
Reviewed 17 December 2017

You can spot this architectural jewel from different parts of the city by its silver clock tower! The interior design is a big open shell, but is filled with 2 stories of vendors; food, household items, toys and more. The immediate outside and perimeter of...More

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 11 December 2017

In this traditional marker you will find a little of everything. Fruit and Vegetables, meat, traditional food, and also a lot of suvenirs. They sell traditional mexican toys. When you are on the second floor you will have a colorful view of the market.

Thank Charo V
Reviewed 10 December 2017

During an eight-day stay, we made daily trips to this market to purchase divine flan (egg custard) from one of the vendors for $20 pesos each. The mercado is a high-ceiling metropolis of vendors ranging from food, dry stores, trinkets and other colourful items that...More

Thank Quakeup
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Weberbevj
1 July 2017|
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Response from Ralf K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this building has ben designed by Gustave Eiffel personally. If you want more information about it, read my review.
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MicSchroeder
28 April 2015|
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it's between $60 and $100.
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