Immerse yourself in the bustle of Bogota's daily life in this market where bartering is essential.
Noteworthy food market.
Legend has it that its name comes from a tree in the centre of this neighbourhood that caught fire in strange circumstances. Anyway that is how the neighbourhood, and subsequently the market, came to be called Paloquemao. Paloquemao market is the most important food market in the city. Inside, as well as being a really charming place to visit, you'll get a glimpse of real life in the city of Bogota. Merchants and neighbours barter over the prices of food, fabrics and other products to be found there. Although the primary focus is food, you'll find all sorts of stalls and merchants. If you're looking for a gastronomic souvenir of the city, you've come to the right place. Here you will find high quality traditional Colombian food products at good prices. Bartering is permitted.