Great place to go shopping for all kinds of hand made things. Loved it very much. Enjoyed the architectue, talavera, food, people watching etc.. Not too far feom here is the Buba Bridge which unfortunately I didnt go to because we arrived late.
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Lots and lots of crafts here , especially the city's famous tiles. The market itself is very pretty with unusual architecture. It is at the entrance of the artistic quarter of Puebla. The salespeople are friendly but not pushy, it is a great experience to...More
Not just because it's a very old building full of stories and beautiful corners, but because you can also buy the best craft and the typical talavera in one of the real markets where local people buy from.
Mainly a market of handicrafts, with eateries and bric-a-brac mixed in. If you want real talavera it's hard to find and hidden amongst the cheaper ceramic ( still pretty) Sebastian and Armando ( several stores) carry the real deal and will pack and ship .
OK place for inexpensive souvenirs but hardly a necessary stop in a city where onyx and pottery is so reasonably priced in higher end stores..
Walking down the streets of Puebla, you're bound to pass by this flea market where a lot of souvenirs, shirts, ceramics and the like are sold to passing tourists. The talaveras or tiles abound this market, and a lot of handicrafts made by locals are...More
We found this mercado quite good, living up to other reviews on TripAdvisor. We were looking for talvera pieces we could actually use in our home, and the location had what we were looking to buy.
This outdoor market had tens of shops selling excellent Mexican style clothes, handicrafts and souvenirs. The shop owners were friendly and very accommodating and were never pushy. Some good bargains to be got here though most prices are fairly fixed.It was also never too crowded...More
Since I live in Southern California, I've seen these types of markets in Tijuana and Olvera Street in L.A. Walking the aisles reminded me of them but with much more in the way of Talavera offerings since this is the city renowned for this particular...More