Tianguis Tales: Antiques in Avenida México, Guadalajara, Mexico
If you have an eye and a soft-spot for antiques and collectibles, you might be interested in stopping by the tianguis that takes place weekly in Avenida México on Sundays from roughly 8am-4pm. Starting in the Monumento Plaza de la Republica where the statue is (kitty-corner from Bodega Aurrera) and stretching further west, you can browse a multitude of items from glassware to furniture to art and more. If it resembles an antique, you can find it here. We’ve even seen classic cars on sale here on occasion.
The tianguis is well-attended, especially now that the weather has improved, so Avenida México gets fairly parked-up immediately surrounding and near the plaza on up to Avenida de las Americas. If you’re coming by car, consider utilizing the side streets for parking or riding your bike instead as the Vía RecreActiva is in full swing from 10am-2pm on Sundays just down Avenida Chapultepec from the tianguis. What’s more, Avenida México now has new bike lanes running between Avenida de las Americas and Avenida Chapultepec.
Additionally, keep in mind that on the north side of Avenida México, across the street from the tianguis, there are a few antique dealers that open their doors and hope to entice some of the browsing public into their shops with their goods. Happy hunting!