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Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao

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Calle 19 # 25-04, Bogota 111611, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday

I wish there was a market like this at home. This market has a HUGE variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. The fruits and veggies are so flavorful. This is a chef's dream for fresh ingredients. I could spend hours here if I had the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wondering what some of the most exotic fruits look like? Go to this amazing farmers market. You can find anything from your Chile imported apple to a Magostino - a delicious fruit!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the opportunity to visit this market a few times and I've always walked away having learned tons of new stuff about of exotic fruits, traditional herbs, and fresh produce. I love going around the stands and being able to purchase food from real...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KarinaPalmer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a must-see in Bogotá. You cannot miss the aisles of fruits and vegetables along this local market. As early as 4 AM, the vendors start selling their goods -- flowers, local garments, and even breakfast. I can still savor my tinto with an almojábana......More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Veronica02P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has all the markings of a hipster attraction but surprisingly we were the only Americans there one Sunday morning! If you like exotic fruits, this place has got them! I took pictures of fruits I ate and showed them to Colombian and Peruvian natives...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MemoriesHoarder
Reviewed 7 December 2018

As part of our travels we always like to visit local markets to experience the food and culture. We requested a visit to the Paloquemao as part of a private tour during a long layover at the airport. Early on a Saturday we were able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alegria_en_sol
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We went very specifically to find and experience fruits that we don't have easy access to in the US and boy, did we find them! Tree tomato, lulo, guanabana, yellow dragon fruit, and really giant avocados that were nothing like what we're used to. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SFTobias
Reviewed 24 November 2018

It is definitely better to go on the earlier side, especially of you are going on a Sunday. But you must check out the flower and herb markets on Thursdays. Also fruits stands are unbelievably fun, and you can always ask for samples.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveling_Anthony6
Reviewed 26 September 2018

this market is very beautiful and you can get everything you need for your daily alimentation. it is very busy but worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gregor M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

What a great place to wonder around and get caught up in the Bogota culture. The shoppers work six days a week and spend Sunday shopping at the market for the following week. Flowers until you think every flower in the world has been cut...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from 1alan280 | Reviewed this property |
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20 March 2018|
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Response from mjhvanop | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You'll find several kiosks serving food and drinks inside the market itself. It is an opportunity to discover typical Colombian food in a friendly atmosphere. You may wish to try empanadas, arepas, chincharon, buñuelos... More
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Response from Elegance2 | Reviewed this property |
I too apologize for my late response. Hope this helps future visitors. I was cautioned about pickpockets before my visit to Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao. We took public transportation. As soon as we got on the bus, a... More