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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SCTraveler864
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Greenville, SC
Anything you want...

The cancha is a busy place... foods, clothing, and touristy stuff, musical instruments... so much... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
peijenn2018
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Souris, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun will take you a whole day to see evetything from goods yo animals fruits lunch all criollo style

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reviews both good and bad are pretty accurate here. I used TripAdvisor to make the decision to visit here. I have some tips for experiencing La Cancha so you are prepared for an eye-opening experience. 1. Yes there are rows upon rows of cheap...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

The cancha is a busy place... foods, clothing, and touristy stuff, musical instruments... so much to see. The souvenir stuff is pretty much all in one aisle. Helps to look around, and if you buy several things from one seller, you sometimes get a deal....More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Nice market but both my girlfriend and I were spat on, likely in an attempt to pickpocket us. Soured the experience

Thank mjcdowling
Reviewed 4 March 2018

la cancha is big, and the streets leading to it have specialties: mattresses, gaudy frou-frou for carnival and the like. a large % of cochabambinos go there weekly for the cheapest prices on essentials. in addition to daily staples, foot-pedal sewing machines, baby-related notions and...More

Thank younged
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Such an incredible market, one of the best we have been to on our travels. We went two days in a row and there is so much to see, it’s incredible. HOWEVER, please take care of your belongings. We had our iPhone stolen which put...More

Thank Martha H
Reviewed 26 November 2017

If you need anything and have the time to look for it, this is the open market place for you. Supposed to be one of the world's largest markets, and after spending several hours in it, can understand why. We enjoyed the area for authentic...More

1  Thank Jim A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Welcome to one of the biggest outdoor markets in the world. You can find anything you can think of for sale and you'll struggle to believe their prices (unless they give you the "tourist price"). This would all be well and nice if it wasn't...More

Thank myusernameisdan
Reviewed 14 October 2017

A great undercover market, huge, with everything, a lot of it in sections. I defy a visitor to find their way back to a stall after half an hour's browsing. A really rich experience. Plenty of good fresh food at great prices if you're catering...More

1  Thank djg1
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It's a vast area covered with stalls selling everything you could ever need. It's split up into departments; clothes, shoes, musical instruments, technology, toys, fresh fruit and veg, cakes, hot food, artisanal items. In the technology section I'd warn you to ask the sellers to...More

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