Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao, Bogota

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Farmers Market · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Shop with the locals while gathering ingredients to make your own Colombian cuisine at Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao. This vibrant market has stalls for almost anything grown, including flowers, vegetables, fruits, nuts, meats, and dairy products. Get adventurous with your taste buds and pick up exotic produce like dragonfruit. If you are hungry while there, try some of the most authentic Colombian food you will find in the kitchen areas. Go on a Thursday to take part in one of the flower arranging classes. Put Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bogota travel planner.
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  • Fantastic market for all kinds of food. It was easy to get to, and pretty enormous to walk through. We lived in Asia for many years, so this reminded us of the “wet markets” and fruit and vegetable...  more »
  • The plaza is lovely, vendors are incredibly sweet and kind. The place to experience Colombian produce in Bogotá!  more »
  • This is a nice market.. fresh veggies and whatever kind of foodstuffs you want..
  • My favorite place to visit in Bogota. Plan on getting lost in the labyrinth of different stalls and be sure to bring cash, as there really isn't any easy ATM access here. I always buy the rice and bring it back home with me in my luggage, it's amazing. A little rough around the edges on the outside but we never felt unsafe, especially inside the market.

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