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Address: 6 Norte, between 2 and 4 Oriente, Puebla, Mexico
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Fun place for finding handmade Puebla Handcrafts.

Had a fun walk around this Mercado, there are Art gallery's and little shops with wood carvings, embroidered clothing, and all kinds of funny typical day of the dead sculptures... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
KathyS181
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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place to walk around, but don't go here if you are looking to buy high quality crafts. As it happens, this targets mostly to tourist and it has sadly loss a bit of its charm. Since it is right in the city center it is a fun space to walk around

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was on the city of Puebla from 6th to 14th October 2016. I spent one evening loitering along Mercado ei Parian. Its location very near to Zocalo is also pergect setting. The Art Galleries, wood carvings, embroidered clothings and local pieces of artistic including talavera are great.The rows of stalls along the strets were found to be cheap and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fun walk around this Mercado, there are Art gallery's and little shops with wood carvings, embroidered clothing, and all kinds of funny typical day of the dead sculptures , candy and talavera ceramics.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice tourist place EVERYTHING you could imagine (Mexican) for sale. A great place to spend a few hours

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the place! Why bother with chain stores? Mercado el Parian is all about the local merchants and artisanry! Can you say talavera!? It's about a block of nothing but local merchants selling their stuff. Some very cool and unique - some very typical and generic but it's all crazy cheap! Seriously, you can bargain but the stuff is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Colorful rows of multiple product repeats for tourists wanting to experience an outdoor stroll among several rows of stalls - densely packed in four to six out-of-door rows. Indoor shops with more expensive lines of goods add to the variety of choices. Recommended to be coupled with a stroll from the zocalo up 6 Oriente, famed candy shop st.

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Thank jesseMN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I love this market, I felt safe, enjoyed the beautiful hand made goods. I bought all my souvenirs there, the small skulls are beautiful and colorful, the talavera small gifts are perfect for everyone and they look so pretty in our house. Is a must.

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Thank Kenya V
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a nice local market. Go on Saturday, but not before 11 AM, since it gets going late. I wouldn't say there is much to buy.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's a fun place to visit. It's small but you can find any craft that you are looking for from the area. Nice selection of talavera. Personally i find big markets too overwhelming... this is just right size. Good for an afternoon stroll.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A small area with a number of small stalls selling local traditional Mexican goods. Barter with the owners for a good price, they will negotiate. Worth a visit. Larger shops around the area also selling similar goods. Look at all the stalls before you buy ... lots to choose from.

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