San Ignacio Market, San Ignacio

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Colorful kiosks of hanging bananas, fresh stacks of limes and lemons, and piles of peppers set the scene at San Ignacio Market. The market serves as a melting pot for Belize's many different cultures, including Mestizos, Mennonites, and Mayan peoples. Locals flock to the market early every Saturday morning to pick up the freshest produce for the week; you'll find plenty of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and some homemade crafts. You can often find kiosks selling hot snacks to munch on while you browse. Make San Ignacio Market part of your personalized Cayo itinerary using our Cayo trip itinerary maker website .
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  • We try to visit the market every time we travel somewhere new. The san Ignacio market is busiest on Saturdays so that is when we decided to go. Sit down at once of the food stalls, and order what the ...  more »
  • One of the coolest outdoor markets I've been to. Saturday is the big day for the market. Way more vendors than during the week. They sell everything: art, local fruits and veggies, fresh meats and pre...  more »
  • If you find yourself in town/San Ignacio you can see one of the large local markets. Fresh produce and meats are for sale next to shoes and bras. It's a reminder of how privileged North Americans are ...  more »
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