Mercado de Artesanias, Antigua

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Browse your way through Mercado de Artesanias, a covered handcraft market situated just below the main market in Antigua. Wonder through the stalls and shops and marvel at the brightly colored traditional fabrics, masks, jewelry, bags, and hundreds of other items on offer. Prices can be a little higher than other markets in the area, but vendors are happy to negotiate, so don't be afraid to haggle. Keep a close eye on your belongings, as some visitors occasionally report petty theft in this neighborhood. Put Mercado de Artesanias into our Antigua travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Antigua.
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  • The market is large but, like most open air markets, has a lot of repeat products, so make sure to look around first. Most vendors were aggressive and hollering at us in English. Lots of vendors also ...  more »
  • Like a lot of street markets, it has a lot of stuff you don't need. But if you are visiting you will want to take a souvenir home and there are plenty here. You will find cheaper but that is all relat...  more »
  • This market is a lot larger than it appears. There's an outside covered portion but more stalls deeper inside. The merchants have everything you can imagine and it's best to negotiate pricing. I ended...  more »
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  • They have a very wide variety of traditional and recent handicrafts. The novelty is that many of the premises already accept card payments from debit or credit
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