Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez), Oaxaca
(4.3/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
The oldest in Oaxaca, Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez) 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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez) by using our Oaxaca tourist route planner.
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  • Great place to visit and enjoy especially if you like to (and can) eat anything your heart desires! The string cheeses looked fresh and tempting! Many offerings of local products like chocolate, fresh...  more »
  • It its a wonderful place to make your own experience with the whole variety of the local flavor, which brings up the Valles de Oaxaca. If you enter the market the exotic smells of the place will enter...  more »
  • Went to the left, and then go right to the end and go home. 35 pesos while the city's delicious meals and friendly hospitality. Yes, it was.
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