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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was here 14 years ago and this place is still nice to visit. At the entrance is a guy who will write and type a letter for people who cannot read or write Spanish and need an official letter. I was happy to see...More

Thank joedigrazia
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Half of Oaxacas charm is its food, fine restaurants are great but the variety offered at the market has its own goodness, from the insects to the beverages, you have to be there and try it all.

Thank GuillermoJasso
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting this market provides a real slice of Mexican life in one place and is a feast for the senses! Wonderful ambience, sights and smells with hustle and bustle of market life. It is also a great place to eat and try lots of different...More

Thank Jules B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can find just about anything here!!!! It's an awesome market with great prices! Don't forget to barter :)

Thank Rocio J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must if you visit oaxaca, not just to shop but to eat- pick your meat, they cook it, you eat! Food was DELICIOUS! prices were Great! and the company of locals and travelers- priceless! truly a must! we came here about 3...More

Thank Dayana M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have traveled extensively in Mexico, and the Zocalo in Oaxaca is one of the best! If you're a fan of people-watching, this is your place. It's pretty much the center of the historical district of Oaxaca, and it is a picture of constant motion....More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a typical Mexican market. If you have never been to one it's worth your time and effort. It's a glimpse into the everyday life in México. There are many,many small stalls located inside and out. They sell just about anything you could need:...More

Thank rtpaynetx
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Good place to shop for souvenirs from Oaxaca, Clothing from all 8 regions from Oaxaca. Every thing leather from shoes,belts and hats. All things rom the cities around Oaxaca. Food like grasshoppers to a varieties of fruit. Cheese and candy,

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great local cuisine and things that are created next-door in local neighborhoods. Lots to see, lots to eat, lots to try, lots to buy. A must you do when you are in Oaxaca.

Thank SF_SuzyQ
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

After 3 weeks in Mexico. I was tired of the tacos and tortillas. The market has a section where you select the meat you want and they will grill it for you. From different vendors you can get fresh avocados salads, different salsas. It was...More

Thank ces20033
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10 May 2017|
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Response from griggs2000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to respond earlier. I have been in New Orleans for the last month, and have been seduced by the Big Easy. The answers on time (6 AM – 9 PM) seem to be correct. While you are there, you should also visit the 20 de... More
27 July 2015|
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Response from MommaFi | Reviewed this property |
I preferred the weekday so that it wasn't soooo congested, but that's just a personal preference.