OMG! You can find so many souvenirs here at the mercado! No need to shop anywhere else. They also have various eateries to choose from.
There are several places on the ground floor to buy cheese, coldcuts, meat, souvenirs, typical candies, fruit and vegetables, and places to sit and eat. There are a few stands which sell canned goods and there's even a locksmith. Outside on one side there are places which offer comida corrida, on the other side there are a few stands selling... 更多
This place doesn't really get going till about 11 in the morning. It's kind of like the Costco of Guanajuato for tourists. If you can't find the trinkets, baskets, t-shirts, etc. that you want here, you probably may not find them at all.
I did not buy any of the trinket-type souvenirs at the stalls. The food stalls were sort of crazy...there are attractive "hawkers" waving menus to draw you in. It seemed fun, but honestly, the food was average.
Ate some really good Sopa Ceviche (Shrimp Soup) and Milanese Pollo (Breaded Chicken thinly sliced). We got food from two different vendors, but they didn't seem to mind us having our food together and bringing back the dishes (the two places were right next to each other). We saved lots of money over eating at one of the restaurants nearer... 更多
Follow the locals and they will lead you to the best food stalls that are very good priced and great food. The pork rolls are the best. There is a good selection of fruit and vegetable as well as household goods.
Housed in an old railway station this building is definitely worth a visit. Not only can you purchase great fruits, vegetables and spices but casual bar seating lunches that are very inexpensive abound. If you are looking for gifts the upstairs area offers many opportunities.
One of the many things that Mexico does perfectly and cant be beaten on is Markets and this is just another fine example of one. Lovely architecture, easy to find near the entrance to Guanajuato, lots of places to find a variety of souvenirs to choose from and some interesting and cheap options for food.