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El Popo Market

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Address: C, Ninos Heroes y o Av. B 723-C, Tijuana, Mexico

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Authentic Mexican Market

El Popo is an authentic Mexican Market located downtown on Revolucion Ave. where you see the large clock on the sidewalk. The market features fruits, vegetables, religious items... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Tina H
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Dover, Delaware
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the evening I saw a lady with some device making tortilla in the street and I wanted one like that for myself. So, I asked her where she bought it from, and she told me that it came from Mercado de Popo, and gave me directions. The next day i was there, and yes I bought a few things... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

El Popo is an authentic Mexican Market located downtown on Revolucion Ave. where you see the large clock on the sidewalk. The market features fruits, vegetables, religious items, souveniers, and many other items.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Stopped in here real quick...it's a great place to look around and get a feel for the market in Tijuana. Though I didn't purchase anything here, you can certainly find a wide variety of items.

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Phelan CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Jaja in this place you get nuts they sell everything you can and can't imagine is a great great place to visit is amazing .

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Not a great market area. Walk the streets of Tijuana instead for an amazing mexican experience. This market place simply doesn't provide that experience

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Unfortunately in the last two or three years the market has gone down, several shops closed. It has become a shadow of its former self. Still interesting for the newcomer, but if you are brave enough to step outside the city center, proceed to Mercado Hidalgo, only a short ride by colectivo away, and find a more interesting place there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I kept reading about how this was one of the best markets in Tijuana, huge, full of arts and crafts and great stuff to buy yada yada... I found it to be quite small with not much more on sale than spices, cheese and fruit. Fine for a colourful walk through, but not much in the way of tourist shopping.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

First went here in 2003 and the place was buzzing. Went there recently and everything was so quiet. Shame to see the place go down hill

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Spent part of the morning here with my wife and we found a lot of herbs, natural incense and grains at very reasonable prices. The are also a large variety of other types of shops from trinkets to religious statues. Something for everyone. We also found most people spoke English though we are both Spanish speaking so this was not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

It's touristy but good touristy. I want with my daughter and we both really enjoyed checking out the shops and talking with shop owners and picking up some stuff to take home.

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