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The place to buy all souvenirs!

The first time I came to CR, I did what most people do, I gathered souvenirs along the way and... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Dallas, Texas
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Great place for the little souvenirs

There are a lot of little stalls with the variety of stuff which is clean and well ventilated. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
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Avenida Segunda, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of little stalls with the variety of stuff which is clean and well ventilated. I found that most of it was the cheapest I've seen compared to the other cities. The wood items are the same price as the artisan area...More

Thank roro3i
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Amazing people,fresh product,cheap and excellent test... Fresh veggies and fish....tortilla ,pastries home made...

Thank MVM1935
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This market has all kind of souvenirs with great prices and the environment is delicious, people are so kind and everyone gives smiles away, is nice to go to this market with your family or even by yourself. Don’t miss this market if you go...More

1  Thank Xime M
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Found the price to be a little inflated but the selection is varied and wonderful. The stall attendants were betty helpful and would negotiate price a little. Enjoyed the atmosphere of the place.

Thank bbarrs
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a very clean market for people to buy Costa Rican souvenirs. There are no fruits/veggies or anything fresh that I saw. It's a new building (Calle 5 & Av 6) with wide isles and flat floors that is easy to walk around in....More

1  Thank Jen78703
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The first time I came to CR, I did what most people do, I gathered souvenirs along the way and double or triple the cost. Then? I discovered the artisan market... with all the “unique” souvenirs I had found before at fractions of the cost....More

4  Thank AFreeSpirit19
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit to pick up some nice souvenirs, but difficult to find because apparently it has recently moved to new quarters. The artisans’ market is now on Avenida 6 between Calles 5 and 7, across from a park. I did not find prices to...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

T shirts, wooden stuff, etc. Nice mercado because it's inside a very clean building. I'm not sure how much of the stuff was unique to Costa Rica.

Thank ShannonTX
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Really needed to buy some souvenirs to bring home. But there are very few shops and mostly food places , not worth the taxi ride ,

Thank pmickey
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Don’t make the same mistake as I did and buy souvenirs at “tourist traps.” I bought two shirts for $30 at Manuel Antonio National Park, and I should have waited to buy them here. The goods that are sold here are reasonably priced, and the...More

1  Thank 709lilys
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Vickie D
20 March 2018|
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Response from Astrid A | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is still there. I went there in october. And they do sell pottery.
14 August 2017|
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Response from AlexGainesville | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea :(
Cam M
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Response from Jim A | Reviewed this property |
Kim, not sure that would be the place I'd buy sunglasses. Cheaper at home. You can find a hammock there I'm sure but walk the block long market and check various prices so you get an idea of what is fair. They do bargain... More