Mercado de la Merced

Like other markets, this one has stalls with fruits, vegetables and other foods. But you may be intrigued by all the objects hanging over your head. Piñatas - traditional accessories for Mexican parties, especially children's birthdays - were introduced to Mexico by the Spanish. Traditionally they are smashed open to ward off evil, causing bits of sugarcane, oranges and sweets to fall out.

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Address:

Calle Ramón Corona Mexico

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