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Mercado Central de San Pedro

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“fresh juice”(20 reviews)
“chicken soup”(18 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beside a lot of stores to buy clothes, just "stuff" :), fruits and vegetables you can find places to eat and to drink. I can recommend to go to one of the stores where the ladies serve fresh yummy juices made of fruits of your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank iwanuschka
Reviewed 3 days ago

This large mercado in Cusco is located only mere minutes from the Plaza de Armas (see my review), and is a must see. At least an entire city block, it is composed approximately in half by the usual sundries and souvenirs stalls, but the other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Khufu8
Reviewed 3 days ago

Even if you are in Cusco for a day, try to stop by and visit the place. - It's in walking distance from The Plaza and San Fransico. - If you like to learn about the fabric of historic Cusco and its people, you will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NatureHike01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not to be missed! We came looking for a nativity set (which we found!) This market is quite big with lots of souvenirs, flowers, spices, foods, clothing... Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cleofilms
Reviewed 6 days ago

We toured the site with an "Organic Purchaser" and were impressed with the focus on this aspect of development. Selection is varied and amazing. Place is crowded but your senses have to time to adjust to the sights and smells - very attractive spot to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ray M
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Colorful market. Many stalls with many different items, plenty to choose from. Worth the walk from the main plaza.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 0217carla
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Colourful and vibrant market. You can see the locals doing their shopping and lots of traditional food stalls. They was also lots of souvenir stalks for the tourists. We did not buy anything but worth a look.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The_Hallams_x
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is the big market of Cusco! The juices are very very good, you even receive a free refill once you bought a juice. The food is very good and very cheap, you'll be eating surounded by a lot of Peruvians. You'll also find a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a place you need to go to just to embrace the local atmosphere! You can shop for cloths and food. The people are so nice. We were overwhelmed by the meat section but the fruits, cheese and flower sections were amazing. We did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank celinef482
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The San Pedro central Market is a great place to visit. Lots of things to see and buy for a reasonable price. All sorts of grains and vgetables. A great deal of typical memorabilia. There is allways an event going on eithe inside or on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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KolkataAnindita
9 April 2017|
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Response from VeronicaLeeLysaght | Reviewed this property |
The local currency is Peruvian soles. You should change many in the central Plaza de Armas. The airports tend to overcharge!
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Richard A
2 August 2015|
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Response from Dee83202 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do! They not only sell the live cactus, they also sell a powdered San Pedro. There were several vendors who sold it. :)
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