Mercado de Artesanias, Aguas Calientes

2.6
#3 of 15 in Shopping in Sacred Valley
Take a break from your Machu Picchu trail holiday and do some shopping at Mercado de Artesanias, a market specializing in artisanal handicrafts. The affordable goods on sale here vary from clothing to souvenirs and even paintings. While the prices tend to be a little higher than in other markets in Cusco, most stallholders will be receptive to haggling. Take a camera along to capture this traditional market in action with its smorgasbord of colors on display. Plan to visit Mercado de Artesanias during your Machu Picchu vacation using our convenient Machu Picchu tour planner .
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  • It is a vast souvenir market adjacent to Machu Picchu railway station. Shops like stalls selling folk crafts are crushed. A lot of interesting things are sold. The recommended items are clothing and accessories such as sweaters. We purchased sweaters and silver accessories, handmade chess and llama figurines. Even the same kind of thing, because the price is completely different depending on the store, you have to negotiate firmly. It was a discount to buy more than one.
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  • This market is very nice, but you have to be comfortable bargaining for good prices. Because Aguas Caliente is literally at the end of the railroad tracks, the merchants know this is a good tourist tr...  more »
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