Mercado de Artesanias, Antigua

(80 reviews on the web)
Gift & Specialty Shop
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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  • This market is a great place to shop for locally made gifts. However, you need to be prepared to negotiate the price for items, the first price they quote you is usually not the best price. What I wou...  more »
  • Lots of variety of merchandise and prices. Be careful since some prices are too inflated. In a very full venue that was much merchandise leather, purses and belts, I bought a belt then I saw in NIM PO´T (former local) exactly at half the price I charged.
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  • Loved this market! There are so many offerings and so so many little shops. They will harass you to buy so I said no, no and the drop the prices. Everything you can think of can be found here  more »