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 came here on a Friday afternoon later in the day, so that may be the reason we found the results that we did. The market was probably two thirds full with vendors. 90% of the vendors were selling f...  more »
  • Atmosphere, all wares, produce, and freshly prepared foods are all very, very good and very, very local. Really enjoyed everything and the time spent here. No tourist junk, just local stuff meant for ...  more »
  • There is a mix of touristy stuff and real produce and other things for the people. We had some street food that was fabulous (and VERY cheap).  more »
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