Mahane Yehuda Market

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Mahane Yehuda Market
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Karen W
Long Island, NY12 contributions
May 2022
I liked Mahane Yehuda more than some of the other markets in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. It was wider so much easier to walk through and a little less chaotic. I did not view it as a tourist trap. Yes, it was a good place for tourists but it was also a good place for Israelis to shop for food and household needs. It was also near Jaffa St and Ben Yehuda which are also good shopping areas. I actually was unable to find some of the touristy souvenir items I was looking for. I wanted to purchase some spices and found that even when you say a specific amount, you will be given far more than you want. Be ready to bargain and tell the vendor that you don't want so much. You will not be insulting them because this is how they do business.
Written 21 May 2022
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FlyerLawyer
Washington DC, DC26 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
There must be different prices for locals than those provided to tourists in English. Every shop we visited gave shockingly inflated prices. One place in particular, called The Halva Kingdom, gave us samples of pretty average halva and then claimed it was NIS 159 a kilo. That’s over $49 a kilo, or $22 a pound. That’s shockingly overpriced. Since there were locals in this market I must assume that there’s a Hebrew price and then there’s an English price. Pretty much sums up the place. We bought nothing and quickly returned to East Jerusalem.
Written 23 March 2022
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tribt p
2 contributions
Jan 2022
cool atmosphere, very crowded specially on Thursday and Friday.
we love to hang out here, less to make shopping.
Written 6 February 2022
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littledebny
Middle East504 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
Just bought 8 tiny pieces of baklava in shuk. Price was $ 17. The stand across would have come to 34$.
Are people really paying these outrageous prices? Its not the Plaza Hotel...
Written 6 January 2022
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travelmom2238
Delray Beach, FL109 contributions
Nov 2021
Shop, eat, people watch - you get is all during a visit to Mahane Yehuda. Bought apricots and dates that were amazing. Had a yummy lunch. Finished with fresh rugelach.
Written 19 December 2021
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S.Oasis
Israel16 contributions
Dec 2021
what is a culinary experience in the ancient capital without a nice walk from the hotel to Mahne Yehuda open market. recommended at least once. dont go if you have agoraphobia
Written 12 December 2021
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Esther
Israel57 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Busy and bustling local market with tons of fresh produce. Fruits are cheaper here too.
We tried pizza and local beer there, awesome!
Written 30 August 2021
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EyalBrandt
Tel Aviv, Israel14 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
We enjoyed a perfect service with perfect atmosphere, smiling staff and very nice room. Modern, clean, perfect location.
Written 29 May 2021
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David G
Gedera, Israel1 289 contributions
Apr 2021
As many times as I have visited Mahane Yehuda , this was the first time I did so with my family .Over the years , the world famous market has changed quite a lot , losing some of its old world character to keep up with modern trends , such as chic coffee shops/stands , and hi-end speciality cheese shops /stalls .
Another thing that has changed are the number of murals painted on shop shutters which IMHO actually adds something to the market - many of these murals are highlighted in the collection of pictures on this post .

One negative thing to add though , in one case a stall/shop called Rosemary which specialises in spices etc - the shop assistant was more than happy to encourage us to buy (large) amounts which normally we wouldn't ,the bill merely had the amount to be paid without showing product or price per kilo etc very bad practice indeed .I later found out at an internet forum , that this particular shop has quite a (bad ) reputation
Written 9 April 2021
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stealthcook
Jerusalem, Israel16 contributions
Jan 2021
It's always fun going to the shuk. especially if the frequent music performers are there. Boisterous and rowdy atmosphere. Great fresh seasonal produce, prepared foods. mediterranean style dips, breads ,cheeses, If you are a kanafeh fan ((filo dough dipped in honey/nuts or cheese..many stores sell it.) bourekas, meat, halvah, fish, and of course coffee grains beans and aromatic spices and much more. If you go at night - about 7 or 8 you will great end of day bargains.
Written 27 January 2021
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