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“This market is very representative of Costa Rica's agriculture”

Cartago Central Market
Ranked #8 of 19 things to do in Cartago
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Also, visiting Cartago, you must visit the Mercado Central, a huge variety of agricultural products; vegetables, fruits etc and excellent prices.

Thank c31Cahuita_CostaRica
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is a nice market, not small but neither extremely huge, offering the usual fruits, vegetable, some meat, cheese and some cloth. Nice to stroll around for a few minutes but not very different to other markets, unless you have never been to a fresh market

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Under currogated metal roofs and still not hot. Good to have something local to eat here as prices are not as high as in San José and the atmosphere is more authentic. Peasant women selling fresh vegetables, fruit and chickens from their nearby farms.
Mercado Municipal is near the Railway station and just one block away from the Plaza Mayor and the ruins.

1  Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Cartago's mercado central is so much more fun and inviting than the one in San Jose, don't miss it! The stalls are interesting, the vendors are charming an the prices are very good. The outdoors vendors that surround the building have the best produce; the best bakeries are indoors. Don't miss trying the uchuva (gooseberries), they are delicious! We had a mobility impaired person traveling with us - she used a scooter to go through the market with no problem.

Thank Rachel B
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

well...this is a market...not much different from market in middle east or asia...certainly you can buy fresh and cheap products there...this is more for locals....but if you are a tourist no problem to go

Thank Gabriel_Jimenez
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