Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao, Bogota

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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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  • one of the most popular market places in Bogotá, its most striking product is the flower trade. You can find a variety of flowers either as a gift or decoration for your home.  more »
  • Seeing the fruit and flower market is pretty impressive. I didn't know Colombia was the second largest exporter of flowers in the world just behind Holland. Some of the varieties are not seen in the.....  more »
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  • 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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