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Mercado Central (Central Market), Lima
(3.2/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Aisles of bustling customers, colorful kiosks, and buzzing vendors fill Mercado Central (Central Market). This popular market seems to have everything: live chickens, fresh produce, freshly caught seafood, hanging meat, flowers, spices, clothing, and electronics. Local sellers, shoppers, and tourists all converge here in an authentic and humble atmosphere. Peer into the day-to-day life of a Lima local with a visit to this thriving market. Put Mercado Central (Central Market) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lima itinerary maker.
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  • We went over all the streets and we know the different essences, vegetables and fruits that exist in Lima. Very clean and tidy. Tb have a place to buy all leg of the child's birthday
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  • You must visit it, sell everything, very tidy and clean, picturesque place, personally I love visiting the markets one gets to see how live the city and you get to Chinatown which is next, is worth.
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  • Very local, the merchandise in the wild, fruit that one does not know and people with taste explains, da thing is see those ducks and chickens hanging for hours without any cooling, I don't recommend eating at these places, secured gastroenteritis.
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  • Lots of food and related stuff to buy (small restaurants, juice bars, spice vendors etc.), but the meat the butchers sell usually spreads a remarkable odor of dead animals, perceptible at some distance even ...
  • Not a family place. Only for who enjoy the deep of a culture.
  • Busy, busy but find fresh products everywhere and anything you need for a low price.
  • Stands with quality food. Choose from the freshest grouper, tuna, and tilapia.
  • Bustling place where the locals go.