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Visiting whilst doing a walking tour. It's a local market, no tourist junk for sale here. In one sense it's no different from any other local market but we found it interesting because we got to see a lot of local produce up close that...More
This is an easy walk around to see, smell, taste the food culture in Lima. Really well laid out and the people are very friendly and proud of their offerings. Some things in the meat area are not for the faint of heart but really...More
We visited this early in the morning.
The place is a haven for foodies. It had vegetable and fruit stalls all gleaming in the Peruvian sunshine.
There were exotic fruits on sale which was offered to taste for free.
There were also fish and chicken,...More
Small market for produce and protein. I felt more light would do the place a great favor. (Note: Some sanitary limitations may de an issue for those who are sensible to details such and running water and soap to wash your hands after using the...More
Close to many Miraflores hotels, Mercado 1 offers a pallet of the taste of Peruvian foods. On a guided tour, we tasted a variety of Peruvian fruits and seafood at the stalls of local merchants. We have toured larger and more exotic markets in other...More
The Surquillo mercado n°1 is a feast for the eyes and tastebuds! Whether you're looking for fresh produce or an honest local meal at very fair prices, you can find it all at this authentic and must see mercado! I've had some amazing ceviche there...More
I googled, where do I buy coca leaves in Lima Peru ?
Surquillo 1 market sells medicinal plants ... coca leaves are legal in Peru.
The coca leaves are chewed well to suck the juice and the fiber is spit out.
The indigenous natives of...More
Not sure how truly "local" this market is - when we were there it was thronged with groups of tourists. Lots to see & smell - fresh fruit & veg, seafood, meat, pasta, groceries, tourist souvenirs. Lots of stalls piled high with goods. A riot...More