Tianguis’ are a common sight throughout Mexican cities and towns where local merchants and individuals hold weekly markets to sell food and merchandise. The La Penita tianguis is truly special. The reason is that it is frequented by both Mexicans and foreigners. So the merchants go all out.
You will not only find great gifts to take back home, traditional fashion and art, but also delicious food made for the genuine Mexican palette. When you visit La Penita, you must come to at least one tianguis.
Whether you want to take a stroll and enjoy some traditional Mexican food at great prices and/or buy some souvenirs and gifts to take back home, La Penita tianguis is the perfect place.
The tianguis takes places every Thursday and opens at 7am. The location is below.