Shopping in Oaxaca

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Shopping in Oaxaca

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  • StPaWo
    Queretaro City, Mexico40 contributions
    The market is a great place to buy traditional items from Oaxaca. There was a good selection of food, clothing, and mescal.
    Written 1 April 2022
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  • jordansbulls
    Houston, TX55,906 contributions
    Went here yesterday to get a few items such as chiles, mole, and a few souvenirs as well. Market is bigger than I would have thought!
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • Yokeko
    Anacortes, WA600 contributions
    I visited this gallery three times while Oaxaca for a month. They not only had exquisitely designed alebrijes by reknown artists, they had pieces that were very affordable, like the hummingbirds I bought to decorate our holiday tree later this year. If you have detailed questions that your Spanish level cannot manage, there is someone there who can help you. We will be returning again next year to see their fine assortment of alebrijes!
    Written 2 February 2022
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  • Andrew F
    Portland, OR120 contributions
    This is very slightly off the beaten track and mostly frequented by locals. There is a wide variety of textiles at reasonable prices. I've seen mention of ceramics, but found only one person selling them.
    Written 12 January 2020
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  • longhousegirl
    Los Angeles, CA3 contributions
    Excellent, beautifully curated collection of folk art from Oaxaca. You can trust that this is the real deal. There are some things which are priced high-masterworks from artisans who command high prices, but there are also affordable and delightful things there.
    Something for everyone, but always very good quality.
    Written 23 February 2020
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  • jordansbulls
    Houston, TX55,906 contributions
    Went to Central de Abasto (Mercado) and then to Mémelas Doña Vale (Memelas). Got the Memelas de Salsa Morita con Tasajo/Beef and Memela de Salsa Roja with Egg.
    Afterwards walked the market some and then went to Mayordomo for some chocolates.
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • Wanderer33
    Washington DC, DC126 contributions
    We were taken to Mercado Sanchez Pascuas by our guide Betsy on the Oaxacan Street Food Tour (highly recommended). This is not as popular with tourists as the more famous Mercado Benito Juarez or 20th de Noviembre, but is a great market that is a little less crowded and has a full range of great retail food stalls and mini-restaurants. It is north of Templo Santo Domingo and worth a visit. My impression is that this market is more popular with local people, as opposed to tourists.
    Written 16 May 2021
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  • Jason C
    3 contributions
    Came to this workshop at the recommendation of our taxi driver/tour guide. Absolutely worth it, about 20 mins from Oaxaca after seeing the ruins on Monte Alban. The workshop is completely family owned and operated and tells a great history and evolution of these cool figurines to whet we know today. No pressure to buy anything, but tons of cute things to take home as souvenirs. They also take credit cards, which was awesome.
    Written 6 March 2022
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  • Chinapjs
    Washington DC, DC3,785 contributions
    Most of the art galleries give only fleeting coverage of textiles. Not this one ceramics are front and center here and well worth a visit even if you are not interested necessarily in buying.
    Written 14 February 2020
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  • DutchTreat2013
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands208 contributions
    As a monumental building is being retired, they are located at #310, several blocks closer to the center. They expect the old location to be ready in February or March.
    Written 14 December 2018
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  • Erika
    Caracas, Venezuela9,652 contributions
    Free entrance. This is like a gallery for all the crafts made by locals in mexico. You can find really beautiful things.
    Written 22 October 2018
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  • Chinapjs
    Washington DC, DC3,785 contributions
    Has some interesting things including paintings. Only worth visiting if you go to the government palace itself. Everything in Spanish so be forewarned.
    Written 14 February 2020
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  • jdfloresjr.com
    Chicago, IL63 contributions
    This gallery highlights the works of emerging artists. The curator, Dulce María Méndez García, presents both local and American artists.
    Written 27 January 2020
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  • DMGAmes_Iowa
    Ames, IA598 contributions
    The market in Ocotlan is a bustling place offering a nice array of fresh fruits and vegetables, and dry goods. Vendors selling mescal (strong), fresh empanadas (delicious), pulque (OK). When we were there, vendors had Day of the Dead items, ad there were displays of Day of the Dead ofrendas.
    Written 13 November 2019
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