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Town Centre, Solola 07001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a newer market just off the town square with four levels. It’s still new so many spaces are not yet open. It offers a fruit and vegetable area as well as spots for clothes, electronics and novelties. They have some typical outfits. I did...More

Thank Chapingros
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We followed the recommendations on the forum to visit the Solola market and especially planned to be here on a Friday which is apparently the busiest. Arriving from Pana with the chicken bus and from there in another van up the hill to the market....More

Thank shavaz0
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Solola Market is such a vibrant, colorful market. It is filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of what Guatemalans buy and sell. It was fascinating to walk among the many booths to see what was available to buy. The isles are not very...More

Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This twice weekly market was really good. We enjoyed it much more than its touristy counterpart in ChiChicastenango. We only saw a total of 5 other gringos at the Solola market. The items we purchased there were very good value. The people were quite friendly....More

Thank Arte11
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I took the chicken bus from Panajachel which took about 15 mins, interesting trip up the mountain to Sololá. The market is only held on Tuesdays and well worth a visit to see the local people selling everything from flowers to live chickens.

Thank rainylor
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I stop here almost once a week to buy vegetables. I found some great yoga pants also! And herbs! the list goes on! Definitely an authentic market with many useful items to buy and admire, like the mountains of onions! Great prices too! When I...More

Thank Blair_Murphy
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We arranged a tour of the Friday Solola market with Voltan Tours. Everything you can imagine is sold here: vegetables, soap products, Crocs, live animals to rope. The real experience is to see the authentic dress of men and women at the market. Dina, our...More

Thank wellSeasoned62
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Make sure you're around Lake Atitlan on a Friday to witness one of the most authentic events in the whole of Central America. Visually stunning, both people and goods on display.

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our guide Carlos took us to this local market on our way to Lake Atitilan. We were able to mingle with the local people doing their daily shopping. It was very colourful and interesting. A good insight into daily life.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

On Tuesdays and Fridays Solola is a busy market place. A lot of people in beautiful cloth come from outlying villages to the market. From Pana its 15 minutes by chickenbus ( Q3) to Solola. Its an covered market and they sell everything you name....More

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Response from GregPJensen | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is open by 7am. I know the Panajachel market is open from 7-7, as a frame of reference. The Solola market would definitely be in full swing by 8am.
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