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Mercado de Chillan, Chillan

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Stock up on high-quality produce and souvenirs at Mercado de Chillan, a lively street fair and extensively stocked traditional handicraft market. One of the best examples of the roofed farmer's markets found all over Chile, the mercado delights with the sheer variety of Chilean cuisine specialities as well as organic fruit and vegetables. Handicrafts of excellent workmanship feature styles from all over Latin America, with stalls offering leather, wool, woven baskets, and carved wood. Work out when and for how long to visit Mercado de Chillan and other Chillan attractions using our handy Chillan family vacation planner.
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Where to stay in Chillan

Look east of the main O'Higgins thoroughfare for the greatest concentration of accommodations available in Chillan. Some upscale hotels flank grand boulevards, offering various facilities and extras, including pools, spas, and restaurants. Smaller boutique options offer some of the most stylish rooms in town, while simple family-run guesthouses provide budget-friendly options. You can also look farther out of town to the region's ski resorts and remote eco-lodges, providing a wealth of activities throughout the year, come snow or shine.
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  • This place is a must if you are in Chillan, very well managed, full of people everywhere, lots of food to offer, also lots of local craft, really a lovely place to visit while in Chillan  more »
  • I agree with previous contributors that the Mercado de Chillan is not what it used to be. Having said that I feel that it is still one of the best places to get souvenirs and taste typical southern fo...  more »
  • You have time? need souvenirs .. so go to Mercado de Chillan, not more than this. To know local food and buy small souvenirs. not more.  more »