The Local Market on Cozumel

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Back in the old days, the old men said, if you really want to know some people, their culture, and their way of living, visit their markets. Nothing truer has been said. Cozumel being a part of Mexico has streets and local markets that you would not want to head back from!

Looking for the local delicacies and produces of supreme quality? Head to Mercado Municipal and Voila, welcome to a Mexican paradise! Nothing extravagant, but everything simple, top quality and homely, the Municipal Market is our top favorite. Whether you’re looking for fresh vegetables, tortillas and other manufactured products, we vouch for this one, you will love it!

While the Municipal Market is open every day, the best timing to visit it is early in the morning. Bring your family or friends along and devour some freshly made, oven hot tortillas that you would never ever forget. Want to quench Asian food in Cozumel? Even that is sorted. The area around the municipal market has some fine Asian restaurants.

Imagine, you head out to the market and are looking for some different things to try, but do not understand the products. That is when the local vendors smile at you and try to explain every product to you. Sweet, right? The visit to the Municipal Market is a cultural experience. Their faces twitched in a smile and warm welcomes coupled with hearty amounts of snacks available, we know you love it already. Local produce and relatively stable prices are guaranteed. Heads up because no more ripping you off!

So, if you are in for a truly credible shopping spree mixed with a spin of witnessing true Mexican hustle-bustle, you know where to go. Head out to the municipal market and make your trip to Cozumel an experience to behold.

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