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To get there you must cross the bridge over the Mapocho River from Mercado Central or Cal y Canto metro Station. The market is big and you can find all kind of vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses at very low prices. You can even find exotic...More
One of our highlights in Santiago was this bustling market— and the nearby Tirso de Molina and flower markets. So many colors, products, smells and sounds. We ate lunch in the center of the market and had traditional Chilean soup with chicken, corn, squash and...More
I took an uber there to get excellent A bag of Merken (the chilean smoky spice) for 1000 pesos. It is a much better deal than the airport of course and better quality. The market is fun, colorful and busy. I carried my bag in...More
Wednesday the 28th November around 15.30 I visited the La Vega markets.
Less than half of the stalls were open, but there were lots of people selling things outside it.
As a blue eyed Scandinavian girl, I didn’t feel safe. I was pulled over to...More
This is a market for locals. That may sound adventurous but the place was so desolate that I don’t think even pickpockets operated there.
It was pretty dirty and modestly crowded. I may have seen one fruit that I was not yet familiar with from...More
We have been in several markets, but at 15 acres this is the biggest we have been to. Hundreds of thousands of people pass through this market daily and as are all markets, it is a great place to to see, smell and taste the...More
Local raw atmosphere, mixing with the local people in a huge crowded, chaotic, colorful, wall to wall bodies, eclectic market buying fruits, vegetables, fish, and incredible Venezuelan empanadas! Enjoy - you will not regret. We went on a Saturday around 11AM - 1PM - late...More
Visited on a Saturday and it was super crowded. It was amazing enough just to see the market and the chaos. But even better was the quality of the foods we purchased. Amazing mangos, passion fruit, pineapples and other fruits. A must visit if in...More