There are a lot of very intersting things to see in Cusco city. One of that kind of places is San Pedro market (Mercado Central de San Pedro). This market is famous not only among the local community but also among tourists. If you will have some free time, do not miss the oportunity to visit it. It is located very close to the main square – Plaza de Armas, near San Pedro church.
What you can find on San Pedro market in Cusco?
On San Pedro market you can find practically everything! From colorful textiles, all kinds of souvenirs, food, fruits and vegetables, to the herbs and other medicinal products. Besides, you can also eat here a very delicious local dishes, for a really cheap price. Usually the dish composed of a soup, second dish and drink costs around 4-6 soles.
One of the most popular and frequently visited destinations on San Pedro market is the part where you can drink a juice. Every day Peruvian women with a lot of energy encourage each passerby to taste their refreshing beverage. Customers have a choice of vegetable or fruit juices, with additives, such as yogurt or sweetmeats, or without. Price for 3 glasses of this wonderful elixir is only 3 soles.
Fresh juice on San Pedro market in Cusco is not only an incredible dose of vitamins, but also for some a great alternative for breakfast in the morning. It’s also a perfect place for meeting friends, resting and relaxing. It is also a great oportunity to meet locals and learn new things about the customs and habits of Peruvians.
I highly recommend!
f you are interesting what else you can find on San Pedro market in Cusco, check article: Where you can find centro naturista in Peru