Mexico City Shopping

Mercado del Sábado

  • Calles Dr. Galvéz and Madero Map It
  • San Angel
  • Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

Published 01/11/2016

Fodor's Review

A must if you're in town on a Saturday is a visit to this market. Hundreds of vendors sell crafts, silver, wood carvings, embroidered clothing, leather goods, wooden masks, beads, amates (bark paintings), and trinkets at stalls on a network of cobbled streets outside the bazaar's building, a two-story colonial mansion in the shadow of the impresive San Jacinto church. Inside are the better-quality—and higher-priced—goods, including alebrijes (painted wooden animals from Oaxaca), glassware, pottery, jewelry, and elaborate paper flowers. Several attractive restaurants ringing the plaza will help you conquer hunger and thirst.

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Plaza San Jacinto, Calles Dr. Galvéz and Madero, just off Insurgentes Sur, Mexico City, Quintana Roo, 01000, Mexico

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Published 01/11/2016

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