Mercado el Parian, Puebla

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Browse the vibrant stalls of Mercado el Parian, a quaint arts and crafts market in Puebla's historical center. Roam through over 100 stands, selling everything from traditional talavera ceramics and textiles to handmade leather and wooden items. Purchase home accessories, quirky souvenirs, striking jewelry, or quality pottery. Find the perfect gifts for people back home, get a caricature drawn of your likeness, or nibble on delicious treats made from sweet potatoes, almonds, or coconut. To find out how to plan a trip to Puebla, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Very low prices and great variety of souvenirs, from silver jewelry to handcrafts, candies and ceramic. You name it you'll find it at this wonderful market.  more »
  • This place is full of local pottery, called Talavera, and it is fun to walk around and look at all of the different pieces. We spent about an hour or so poking around and buying some keepsakes that.....  more »
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  • Good shopping place, not sure if good value for money, but it's a nice vibe, busy streets, bit of everything but mostly ceramic, and good food options all around. The architecture is also worth a look!
  • Beautiful market area with many options for crafts and souvenirs. Seems to mainly close at dusk so make sure you get there in time to look around.

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