Mercado Benito Juárez, Oaxaca

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The oldest in Oaxaca, Mercado Benito Juárez has been operating since 1893. Experience a vibrant blend of sights and aromas as you wander the maze-like rows of stalls, which sell everything from fresh produce and local delicacies to souvenirs and handicrafts. Stock up on fresh meat, fish, and vegetables, browse the stalls selling aromatic herbs and spices, or order a fruit smoothie. The market is a good place to try iconic local street snacks, such as tamales, a string cheese called "quesillo," or chapulines, spicy fried grasshoppers. To visit Mercado Benito Juárez and other attractions in Oaxaca, use our Oaxaca trip planner.
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  • This market is very clean and I found it easy to navigate. There is a big section with food and another section with goods (including artisan products). There are a couple of mezcal sellers in here th...  more »
  • It is a very picturesque place in which you can buy from food to clothing. The prices are higher than in other shops. He likes markets should visit it.
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  • Technically, I think the Benito Juarez market is the main market, but there are 3 different markets together here, so I'll review all. The main market is a large typical Mexican market with everything...  more »
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  • A market place where you can get your daily fruit, nuts, mezcal, clothing, and whatever else you desire. Has smells of all different kinds. Great experience all and all
  • Great place for photography and souvenirs. They have the best prices in town. I bought beautiful Rebosos for incredible prices!
  • Everything was delicious and super fresh the pan de yema my favorite and with Chocolate Mayordomo. Enjoy
  • Fascinating market, you discover new places and things with every new visit.
  • A wealth of sights and smells. A place you must visit while in Oaxaca.
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