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Mercado de Artesanias

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Address: Lucas Balderas S/N | Plaza Lanaton, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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This small market is located on a narrow side street.

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Lots of stuff

The Mercado is a huge indoor market.tons of fruit and veggies. Tons of food stands. Ate delish tortuga at one.prices great.my Spanish is pretty horrendous and still it was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
sandiebrown
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mercado is a huge indoor market.tons of fruit and veggies. Tons of food stands. Ate delish tortuga at one.prices great.my Spanish is pretty horrendous and still it was easy.everyone is very nice. It can really get overwhelming with all the stuff to see

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Thank sandiebrown
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on our last full day in SMA and needed to find a few trinkets to bring home to the kids and co-workers. This was the place! Great market with something for everyone. Huge produce and food areas, worth taking a walk through. At first pass, we thought a lot of the art vendors had the same items, but... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Obviously, you'll want to take something back with you from Mexico and THIS is the place to buy it. I enter at Hidalgo and de Luz streets. There's a pharmacy on the corner and next to it are stairs that take you down to where it starts. SMA is known for "tin" and they make a lot of tin products... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is the big traditional Mexican (and Indian) market, crowded and packed with handicrafts, hats, shoes, jewelry, scarves, purses, packaged and hot foods, fresh juices, and just about anything you may be shopping for. Not a lot of bartering like in some Mexican towns...most items are priced as marked.

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Taos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

After a 12 year absence from San Miguel de Allende one of the places I was looking most forward to returning to was the Mercado de Artesanias. My previous experience was wonderful and allowed me to bring back many wonderful gifts to friends and family as well as the stories of the Artists themselves. As with all things given time,... More 

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los angeles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to see local merchants selling their wares. Judtbthecrughtbsizecsnd great variety of goods.

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Thank judyjetson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

So many to choose from, lots of different types of mugs, lamps, t shirts, souvenirs. There is something for everyone in your family.

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Thank TravelMXN
Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Great shopping and awesome deals. If you are bringing children, it is hard to navigate with a stroller. So wear your infant in a carrier. Be ready to bargain!

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Holualoa, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

This meandering market crosses streets and goes for blocks. Fruits, vegetables, kitchen things, shoes, flowers, ceramics, textiles, silver, the list goes on and on. In the last few years, prices have pretty much stabilized and everyone charges the same for pillow covers, silver, etc. Some stalls have a variety, some specialize. One man cooks candied pecans and sunflower seeds in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

It's a great market to poke around in for just about anything you would want. There's a lot of food, crafts, and souvenirs. Some excellent crafts and some cheap imports. We picked up a number of gifts without blowing the budget too. I love markets and this is one that all tourists should visit.

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