Flowers will sweep you up your feet

Flowers will sweep you up your feet
English 14/02/2019 12:11 EL UNIVERSAL in English/Gretel Morales Mexico City Actualizada 12:31
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This market in Mexico City is the best place to find beautiful flowers at fair prices

Mexican florists create beautiful arrangements using local flowers - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Flowers will sweep you up your feet

These arrangements are MXN $350 and can be found at stall #238 - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Florists use Instagram and Pinterest for inspiration - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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You can also make your own bouquet, stall #3 - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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The market has something for everyone, these colorful roses are MXN $10 each - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Flowers will sweep you up your feet

These arrangements are the most popular ones, they are around MXN $800 - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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You can also find fun arrangements, these are MXN $150 each - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Flowers will sweep you up your feet

The Day of the DEad, Mother's Day, and Valentine's Day are the best ones for florists - Photo: Sofia Danis/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Teddy bears, Elmo, Dogs, and lions were popular this year - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Although the arrangements are similar, the talented florists give each a unique style - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Orchids are exotic and quite popular - Photo: Sofia Danis/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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These roses last up to 2 years - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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The market is open 24/7 - Photo: Gretel Morales/EL UNIVERSAL in English

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Flowers will sweep you up your feet

The Jamaica market, one of the biggest markets in Mexico City, offers everything: fresh produce, meat, food, Christmas trees, piñatas, baby Jesus figures, but it's famous for its flowers.

The market has dozens of stalls were producers and florists create beautiful arrangements. Prices range from MXN $20 to thousands of pesos.

Many of the stalls are run by families, who often produce the flowers and sell them at fair prices.

So if you want to show some love to your partner, your family, and any loved one, visit the Jamaica market and support the local economy!

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