Buying grain at Libertad market in Guadalajara

Buying grain at Libertad market in Guadalajara

Two women peruse the holdings of a grain seller in a covered stall. Many different varieties of grain are displayed in shallow baskets. Guadalajara was founded soon after the conquest of Mexico in the sixteenth century and has grown to be one of Mexico's primary cities. It is the second largest city in Mexico, behind Mexico City, and is the industrial capital of the country. The city is famous for its manufacture of hardware and software for Mexico's technology industry. It is also a popular tourist destination for its blend of colonial sites and modern conveniences. Libertad market is also known as the San Juan de Dios Market. The enclosed market is one of Latin America's largest, comprising over 1,000 stalls. Tourists and locals alike can find anything they are looking for in this busy and important center of trade.

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