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Dr. Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like crafts - the market is organized, the only thing is that most people sell the same stuff. Comes to find out that chocolate is cheaper in supermarkets and one needs to bargain over and over again. I just feel that some of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KatiaT684
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Always my favorite stop in Guayaquil and the only place with a huge assortment of items to buy/negotiate for. With so many different stalls competing with each other, they will usually take off a couple of bucks to seal the deal! Hats, shirts, trinkets, paintings,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jmichel01
Reviewed February 12, 2019

A very fun market to shop. You can find so many different items. The usual kitschy and inexpensive souvenirs. Some really great artisan work as well. We bartered with the merchants and felt we got some good deals. Walked out with several bags of goodies...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lokeana
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Lots of shops to choose from all filled with various crafts. Some cheap but most well made. Fun to wander.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ray5823
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This very large, covered and enclosed Artesanal Market is located and easily found just a few blocks off the north end of the famous Malecon in Guayaquil. It is huge with over 250 stalls which basically offer EVERYTHING that you might want to bring home...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 812fredh
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The crafts market in Guayaquil is interesting, and you can find t-shirts, jewelry, rugs, blankets, trinkets, belts (I bought one), souvenirs, etc. There are restrooms on the premises. Although nice, I believe the craft market in Quito was better. The stall proprietors would call out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RebelVirginia
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Many of the embroidered shirts/blouses are made in india. The "Made in India" tags on most of the have been removed. Just be sure what you are buying. We did get a very good deal on a white Ecuadorian hat and a leather handbag.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Bobcat17
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Many different stalls of inexpensive trinkets as well as higher quality homemade merchandise. Nice inexpensive belts, onyx figures, paintings, t shirts, alpaca stuffed animals, carvings, etc. Something for everyone. Seems safe. Don't forget to bargain!

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank jmichel01
Reviewed December 19, 2016

I love this market. Yes, there is lots of duplicates but if you are looking for Alpaca products, leather goods, Ecuador t-shirts and even some semi-precious beads to bring home - this is your place! I bargain strong, the cheapest I got for the Alpaca...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Five_from_Canada
Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is that typical local place with every possible Ecuadorian trinket you could ever hope to find. Vendors at first act like they won't negotiate but yes they will!

Date of experience: July 2016
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When we were there last fall we only used American money. Plus we agreed on a price It helps to speak Spanish but not required I purchased some of my favorite things from my travel there. Love my alpha wraps and my... More
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