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La Vega Central

Calle Davila Baeza 700 Recoleta | La Vega Central, Santiago 8431667, Chile
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Private Full-Day Tour of Santiago
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Santiago Walking Tour: Food Tastings and Markets Including Lunch
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Davila Baeza 700 Recoleta | La Vega Central, Santiago 8431667, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my personal favorites, mainly because of its convenience in terms of price but most importantly, the way it shows both locals and foreigners a key aspect of Chilean culture with the hardworking and happy people that surround it. Possesses a huge variety of...More

1  Thank mariateresamailenc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I travel to foreign countries I try to visit the local markets if I can fit it into my schedule. La Vega Central, In Santiago, was a great market! High energy, colorful, and interesting. It is the oldest market in Santiago, at about 400...More

1  Thank pastry-traveler
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The place is packed with people and packed with incredible quality fruit and veg, meat, and foodstuffs of every kind. It's 60,000 square metres, or the equivalent of two olympic pools by 12 olympic pools. With that many stalls, and so many decisions to make,...More

2  Thank CardiganJones
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It is not the best market I have ever been to but it is really good. The size of it is the most amazing part. Seems like it takes up blocks and blocks, multiple buildings and a wide variety of produce, meats, and other items.

1  Thank yorosey
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A wide variety of products are sold in its surrounds, principally fresh fruit and vegetables from the Chilean Central Valley.

1  Thank Fabioacampos
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were disappointed about the fact that all the fruit vendors we visited wanted to only sell kilo amounts. Too much for two of us. The exception was the meat and cheese, they had 1/4 kilo amounts. There are many fruit vendors outside and around...More

1  Thank Atlantis_514
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just an average market, but that does not mean it's not worth a visit. Lots of fresh fruits and veggies, clothes and local eateries.

Thank Travelbugs2017
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Set in a very busy set of streets with folks and trucks in constant turmoil. A real slice of life unlike the more quaint and "pretty" city markets. We would rate this as "don't go unless you have lots of time on your hands".

Thank JoeHouston52
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We've been over a month now in Chile and this was the first time we've come across this kind of market, which is very common in other South American countries. Great choices of local cuisine, juice stands, fruit, veg, and much more! Unmissable P.S. Watch...More

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We walked from our hotel Crown Plaza to the La Vega Central market around 10am in January, before it got too hot. On the way there, we walked through the area where there were a number of ethnic markets/restaurants - Chinese, Korean, etc. The traffic...More

3  Thank Rulian F
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