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Across from the bus terminal

So colorful and loud and busy. You cannot walk more than a couple of steps before someone asks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
handicrafts and souvenirs

just beside the Municipal market, here you will find all the souvenirs you never wanted... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
r0landbrunner
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Zurich, Switzerland
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You'll find textiles, jewelry, clothes and Mayan crafts for reasonable prices at this permanent outdoor marketplace.
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  • Average16%
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Antigua, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So colorful and loud and busy. You cannot walk more than a couple of steps before someone asks what you are looking for and that they will give you a good price. It's an interesting experience. Personally, if the price isn't ridiculous, I will pay...More

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 17 December 2017

just beside the Municipal market, here you will find all the souvenirs you never wanted, handicrafts from all over Guatemala, textiles, woodcarving... a nice market, closed within walls, so safe to walk through, with little restaurants and nice places to rest. with some good luck...More

1  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Think of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, but more dense and chaotic. This place is HUGE!! While the street vendors on the outside surrounding the main market are interesting by themselves—the main attraction is entering into the main covered market!! Get ready to have your...More

1  Thank gatorchuckie
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had a look around the market, which was good. However, were only really there with one intention and that was finding the clothes market. When you do, it is absolutely massive. All 5 of us got a few items each, all of which cost...More

1  Thank JimBoyTraveller
Reviewed 7 October 2017

What is there to say about this market look around and you will find anything! I have purchased great baskets for my garden at home. We always get fruit and vegetables in the back for salsa and the amazing array of fruits I have never...More

1  Thank DeliaLop
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

the street and lane are lined with vedors selling touristy stuff and things he locals need (clothing etc). but be adventurous - step inside the real market in behind. it is a massive maze of stalls. Clothing, flowers, hardware, meat (hanging from hooks), awesome fresh...More

1  Thank dhlc416
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you visit Antigua, you cannot avoid shopping at the street markets even if you want to. Antigua is full of stores and street vendors. The vendors will approach nonstop to sell you their products. Most of them have the same products as if they...More

2  Thank Muhaned A
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This really is one of the best markets in the world. It is huge! There is so many vendors. The fresh produce section is a must see and you'll see a bunch of fruits and vegetables that you've never seen before!

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Packed with handicrafts and the normal souvenirs, enjoy the sensory overload and touristy fun! We found better quality items in inside market areas than the outdoor stalls. Vendors can be pushy and be prepared to bargain.

1  Thank justdme
Reviewed 14 June 2017

You can buy everything in this market, but most foreigners are interested in the handicrafts and souvenirs. It is loud and colorful just like a local market should be. The vendors are not pushy and will always discount the price if asked. Little bundles of...More

1  Thank TravelbugVietnam
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WelshPhys
22 November 2016|
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Response from 56003Richard | Reviewed this property |
It is located on the 4th Calle Poniente. Can't miss it. You will know you are there.
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Shutch64
10 May 2016|
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Response from LolaGo1 | Reviewed this property |
I went around 9:00 a.m. and they were already very busy. It is the public market of the city so it is open very early. FYI - located near it is the Artisans Market. There were only few stores open at this place during my... More
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