Mercado de Artesanias, Aguas Calientes

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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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  • In this area, if you're picky so beautiful baby you can find the garment products of alpa. We need to be careful of cheap products are also trying to sell it that way. They will be soft and light.
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  • This place is large and filled with multiple jobs with different variety of products and Peruvian crafts indoors, clean, organized and arranged in large steps. It is true that many products are repetitive and are also in Cusco, Lima and Pisaq (as manufactured in series and not produced by artisans) but also crafts wonderful, colorful, are such as alpaca textiles. Seemed to us almost equal prices on all side where we were; the key is recatear and really who can achieve very good prices. We were in every place of crafts that we crossed on our tour of the Peru and this it enjoyed, in addition that managed to get some beautiful details of memory
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  • Every time I walked by here I wanted to buy everything! I don’t know if it’s the vibe of being in another country or just the amazing colors and great pricing of everything but it was hard for me to p...  more »

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