Mercado Central, Guatemala City

Categories: Flea Markets, Shopping
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
Hidden behind the magnificent cathedral, Mercado Central spreads over three underground levels. Your senses will be overwhelmed by exotic scents, bright colors, and the vibrant atmosphere as you wander through the market. Choose from various plain and exotic fruits and vegetables huddled on the tables, or hunt for a bargain at the handicrafts section. Find woven blouses, native huipiles, bracelets, purses, shoes, soft leather, candles, jewelry, and many more trinkets hiding in the stalls. Don’t hesitate to bargain as you sift through the souvenirs on offer. Use our Guatemala City trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Mercado Central and other attractions in Guatemala City.
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  • It is a nice popular market, I liked that is organise by sections, so you can look up for the things you want. They have so cool things. Food there is cheap and nice. 
  • All a bit much as to buy souvenirs like to eat a typical dish from guatemala, this delicious everything
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  • The Central market gave me access to the tasting of several of the typical dishes of Guatemala and Central America, some quite unknown to my until then. In addition, I could buy a lot of spices and condiments at a very low price. This market is not to be missed.
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  • Excellent place where you can see the number of objects and typical food authentic folk; recommend, and so enjoy what you really are looking for a foreigner in tourist plan.
  • Lots of comedores, produce, crafts, and more. Multi levels, explore all three
  • Great place to get souvenirs and presents! A little bit of everything here. You need to go all the way to the last floor and try the traditional food.
  • It's dirty. It's crowded. You need to watch your pockets. BUT, it is fantastic.
  • Can always save more at a mercado
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