Mexico is all about its local markets, and Tijuana is no different. Mercado El Popo is arguably the best in town. If you want to see a slice of local Tijuana life, this is the place to start.
Want to live like the Tijuana locals for the day? Then head to El Popo Market.
Mexico’s local markets are known to offer fresh local products, and El Popo is one of them. The market is brimming with products, from fresh cheeses and candy to sacks of dried chilies, candles, soaps, oils, cinnamon, fruit, herbs, and incense.
The fresh smell of raw Mexican goods will hit your nose the moment you enter the market. The different spices and curry flavors will blow you away. Local cinnamon, oils, candles, and chilis are sold here in abundance.
El Popo Market is a vibrant place with colors popping from everywhere.
El Popo is a perfect spot to tuck into the local cuisine or pick up some fun and festive souvenirs. It’s also a great place to see locals coming in from out of town to sell their products from the countryside.