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Address: north of the Coba and Tankah intersection | AV. 5 C.20 Y 22 Nte. 29-A C.P. 77710, Cancun, Mexico
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Go early and know your prices

A group we were with took a cab to this market from our hotel. Hector was a great guide. We learned quickly that we had to bargain with the merchants. We did get some good deals... read more

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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Hartford, Wisconsin
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A group we were with took a cab to this market from our hotel. Hector was a great guide. We learned quickly that we had to bargain with the merchants. We did get some good deals and some bad deals. It got tiring if we looked at something and didn't buy because many merchants chased you with better prices. They... More 

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Calgary, AB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We Uber'd from our Playa Mujeres resort to Market 28 to look for some "unique" local art...my best advice is to look for the market concierge. Gabriel helped us, he was honest and genuinely interested in helping us. Otherwise you will spend a couple of hours being accosted by every stall owner, all of whom are selling the same junk...... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always do bargain to get better prices. Excellent quality and service. Take your time and compare prices.

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Bountiful, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved Market 28/Mercado 28. I'm a fan of markets like this. Lots of little booths selling all kinds of stuff. Yes, this is a market for tourists. Yes, you will be hounded to buy stuff. It's the vendors job to try to sell you stuff. Not everything is cheap. Keep that in mind and go with the right attitude,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

QUICK TIPS -know the Peso-American conversion and decide what you want to pay in American dollars. Ask what it costs in Pesos, convert to American and offer that, your rate will be a better conversion -bring water if you go on a hot day, even though the market is mostly covered -washrooms are 5 Pesos -they have restaurants and places... More 

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Bountiful, Utah
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a morning here and had fun but the market was a letdown. First off, I like to see original things and artist making something or selling something unique. But at this market, 95% of the stall sold the same stuff so after an isle or two you have seen it all. We also found the vendors to be... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This oval shaped market, which feels distinctly like it was designed to get you lost and then walking past the same vendors again and again, is a place to harass and be harassed. It's a bargainer's paradise, so only go if you're ready to play the game. While most of the goods are handmade by someone somewhere in Mexcio, almost... More 

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Arcade, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a group of 30 people from our resort. I enjoy shopping and getting bargains, but oh my!!! This place sucks. I understand that these people live off of tourist, but they are so rude and almost forceful. They were literally grabbing the arms of some of the men in the group. My husband and I only went... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love to bargain and don't mind super aggressive sales, you will love this place. I made it about 90 minutes and had had enough. It's exhausting to be sold continuously on goods you do not want. But I will say that we found some very nice items eventually--hand done embroidery, some very nice jewelry (largely silver)and hand-made wooden... More 

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Groton, South Dakota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mercado 28 was a stop we made because we wanted to get off the resort and go to a market. We rented a car which would be a real mistake for anyone uncomfortable driving in stressful conditions. As you leave the highway and enter into the city the lines on the road become non existent, speed limits no longer apply,... More 

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