Mercado Central, Guatemala City

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Hidden behind the magnificent cathedral, Mercado Central spreads over three underground levels. Your senses will be overwhelmed by exotic scents, bright colors, and the vibrant atmosphere as you wander through the market. Choose from various plain and exotic fruits and vegetables huddled on the tables, or hunt for a bargain at the handicrafts section. Find woven blouses, native huipiles, bracelets, purses, shoes, soft leather, candles, jewelry, and many more trinkets hiding in the stalls. Don’t hesitate to bargain as you sift through the souvenirs on offer. Plan to see Mercado Central and other attractions that appeal to you using our Guatemala City online road trip planner .
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  • I adored Mercado Central! So many foods, crafts, and gifts to see. It took me hours to walk around to see everything. Many of the vendors i found were willing to haggle. If something seems a bit overp...  more »
  • A place full of colorful by their multiple crafts, fabrics, ceramics, wood, leather, etc. Walk the corridors is to enjoy the characteristic colours which identify the crafts of Guatemala. Something is purchased the vastness of products that are sold there. And if you get hungry, then eat the meals area.
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  • Beautiful place with many crafts, meals, people and shopping folkroricas for guatemala, but there is that be careful as sometimes friends litters from the outside... is safe but tomantus precautions
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  • For tourism it's a most visit, you will find unimaginable things to explore, buy, eat, prepare a 1 day visit to this colorful place
  • On the spot parking, clean and beautiful merchandise. You can get lost inside, so take someone who knows the place with you. Don't forget to haggle.
  • The best.the only problem is that the buisness people look at faces and determine the price
  • Great shopping center to bay artesian from Guatemala city
  • Excelent Place to Shop souveniers Guatemala
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