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This is the main artisanal market in Guatemala City. The choice is better in Antigua, but there is a fair selection of the local products.
The is a variety of beautiful items here, and fairly low key for a tourist shopping area. We were barely hassled at all, and enjoyed our walk through.
Mercado de Artesanias La Aurora is strictly shopping for Guatemalan clothing, jewelry and souvenirs. It's a small quiet market near the airport with lots of stalls. All the stalls are colorful and fun to wonder through. There's a paid parking lot with an attendant on property.
A quiet market with many different stalls run by different vendors. We have purchased typical Guatemalan things here also on our last visit. One particular vendor is beneath the sign that says Tecun Uman. The couple that run this little shop are fair and a pleasure to do…
The Mercado de Artesanias is a great market with many small shops that offer almost any Guatemalan souvenir you can think of. The price is mid-range but it is clean, safe and organized. It is very close to the airport and is also only a 5-10 minute taxi ride from most of the…