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Calle 6 Norte 205, Puebla 72000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK place for inexpensive souvenirs but hardly a necessary stop in a city where onyx and pottery is so reasonably priced in higher end stores..

Thank TouringLawyer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking down the streets of Puebla, you're bound to pass by this flea market where a lot of souvenirs, shirts, ceramics and the like are sold to passing tourists. The talaveras or tiles abound this market, and a lot of handicrafts made by locals are...More

Thank SimonOnvacation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambience but I think that people doesn't take you seriously and they just want to sell their stuff. They often put music that is not appropriate for the place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We found this mercado quite good, living up to other reviews on TripAdvisor. We were looking for talvera pieces we could actually use in our home, and the location had what we were looking to buy.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This outdoor market had tens of shops selling excellent Mexican style clothes, handicrafts and souvenirs. The shop owners were friendly and very accommodating and were never pushy. Some good bargains to be got here though most prices are fairly fixed.It was also never too crowded...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Since I live in Southern California, I've seen these types of markets in Tijuana and Olvera Street in L.A. Walking the aisles reminded me of them but with much more in the way of Talavera offerings since this is the city renowned for this particular...More

Thank andyhein
Reviewed 4 March 2017

A nice place to walk around. Lots of handmade crafts and paintings for sale. Also nearly every stand or shop sells local sweets!

Thank ToyotaAdventureros
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very nice market, picked up some Talavera style tiles here. A great place for anyone shopping for some decent souvenirs.

Thank Backbeat70
Reviewed 14 February 2017

great place to buy talavera! careful with cheap versions. bartering is okay but not always,depends on the store. nice museum near there.

Thank inapoli
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Mercado el Parain is a nice little market just a few blocks from the zocalo. A lot of typical tourist souvenir items with perhaps a bit of authentic art and craft items. The restaurants are pretty good and are priced more reasonable than those around...More

Thank John D
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Can anyone tell me what days of the week the shops are open? Thanks!
25 May 2017|
Response from Ashley C | Reviewed this property |
The shops are open all days of the week