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The Mercado de Artesanias is an interesting market to visit. It is, as previous reviewers have noted, clean and geared more towards tourists. Every now and then, shopkeepers speak some English. The multicolored striped blankets, musical instruments, and other items can be found elsewhere, including...More
Most of the sellers are vendors, not artisans: they don't make the products, the items are made elsewhere, and most of them are readily available through any number of vendors here and elsewhere around the city. Go here for the color and the experience and...More
Nice clean market in Antigua. Adjacent to a street market that feels more authentic, but definitely not as pleasant. This market feels safe, clean and has clean bathrooms for 2Q. I would definitely go back
Same stuff as you see at the Guatemala City airport on your departure, just more of it and cheaper prices. Always haggle, as the opening price is always 2-3 times more than what they’ll end up taking (necklace started at 35Qtzl we got for 10Qtzl)....More
We enjoyed a short walk around this market. It's selling all sorts of souvenirs for tourists. It's not a market for locals.
It's a good place to grab some bargains and presents if needed, however I wouldn't make a special trip here if you don't...More
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 weren't interested in making a deal.
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 relative as everything is...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 up purchasing a top but may head back for some other...More