Market 54

Member Rating 3 out of 5 by rosehoch on July 30, 2003

The market is worth the taxi fare. If you take the bus you'll save a few pesos, but be walking over half a mile to get to the market. The prices here are lower than those along the hotel strip and the stall-keepers are willing to bargain.

Take the time to walk the whole market and compare. The sellers know their competition and so should you. Don't be put off by their friendliness. Americans are used to being hustled and that isn't always the case here. At the same time, beware and don't hesitate to walk away.

Don't buy Mexican vanilla here. Find a local grocery and buy it there--less than a third the market price elsewhere.

Downtown Open Air Market
Downtown Cancun
Cancun, Mexico

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