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Bazar del Sabado, Mexico City, Mexico

 
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Distance from city center: 12.4mi
zdanko's pictureby zdanko Shopping travel tip
added on the 10th of October, 2010
I think the ultimate Mexican experience I had part in was the Bazar del Sabado. It is a huge market with a lot of things from the fresh products of nearby farmers to craftsmen's works.

My favorites were the kitschy religious items, the theme of most of them is Our Lady of Guadalupe. I got myself the most glittering little box with the picture of Our Lady all over it. :) You can't miss the Bazar if you are in the city and take your time to see everything. Also, don't miss the cafe in the center of the market, they serve the best margaritas and tacos ever!

Address:
San Jacinto, San Ángel, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Opening Hours:
Every Saturday between 9AM ans 6PM.

 
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Belinda wrote on Oct 13, 2010 10:07:
The Bazar has also got a flower section, it is beautiful! I made the most amazing photos there, everything is full of fresh flowers...Reply
 
 
 
 
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