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Mercado Indios

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Mercado Indios

154 Reviews
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Victoria wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York16 contributions3 helpful votes
The market is full of open-air stalls, some more enclosed / store-front like than others. There are hundreds of vendors selling a variety of wares - textiles (blankets, bags, scarves, ponchos, capes, etc.), painted works, jewelry, silverwares, traditional touristy items (magnets, T-shirts, mugs, and key-chains), wood products (furniture, trays, stools, etc.), and a few food vendors. Definitely haggle / negotiate, first price is usually a significantly higher mark-up. Some vendors are less likely to negotiate than others, especially if they know you're a foreigner (or don't speak much Spanish). Definitely shop around and comparison price. There's lots of neat items to find and see. Very rarely will you find a truly unique item, lots of vendors have similar items, so if you don't love it at the first place you see - shop around and you'll probably find it somewhere else.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Cinnsityy wrote a review Feb 2020
Los Angeles, California62 contributions1 helpful vote
Loved this Mercado, lots of beautiful souvenirs for anyone in the family. I little higher prices than what we saw elsewhere but still worth a visit.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Celia wrote a review Oct 2019
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I usually visit this market to get souvenirs fro friends who live abroad or when I want an Alpaca sweater or a fine scarf. There is a gret variety of options and the prices are incredibly low considering the time spent in making handicrafts and other articles.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Jean F wrote a review Aug 2019
56 contributions6 helpful votes
A wide variety of Peruvian crafts can be found here - beautiful sweaters and blankets from alpaca wool, silver jewelry - modern styles or with Peruvian themes, backpacks, totes, purses. There are lots of booths so you are sure to find something for everyone there. For the best bargaining power, have cash on hand, either soles or American dollars will work. And when you run out of cash, most take credit cards as well.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Indiana_Jonesse wrote a review Jun 2019
San Francisco, California7,438 contributions639 helpful votes
For the shopping activities in your to do list, this is the place to go. There are many shopping areas in the immediate neighborhood from artesanias, magnets, souvenirs, alpacas, paintings, jewelries, clothing, shawls, bags, blankets, placemats, and all conceivable to the imagination. Prices are competitive since all the vendors are competing for your dollars. I bought some blankets and kitchen gadgets here. Their operating hours stay open well into late night around 11 pm on weeknights. We walked here from Diez Canseco and Alconfores and it was about ten minutes.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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