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Masaya Crafts Market

Antiguo Mercado de Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
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Nicaragua Market is a small company that offers authentic Nicaraguan goods. We work closely to local artisans and the price you see is a reflection of our fair value after partnering with our artists. When you purchase Nicaragua Market products you are helping to ensure that the trade of local Nicaraguan artistry remains a viable small business.
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“leather goods” (9 reviews)
“back home” (7 reviews)
“nice things” (4 reviews)
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Antiguo Mercado de Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
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"leather goods"
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"back home"
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"nice things"
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"one stop shop"
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"juice bar"
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"american dollars"
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"handmade crafts"
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"bought several"
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"interesting things"
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"great quality"
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"other countries"
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"felt very safe"
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"similar items"
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"bring home"
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"tourist shops"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is huge and has a large selection of crafts and souvenirs. There are people there to help you shop and find what you are looking for. I would take that with a grain of salt because I think they take you where you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Numerous booths mostly selling the same Nicaraguan tourist trade goods. I think the only locals were tending the booths or eating at the bars/food stands. Everyone else appeared to be off a tour bus or with some travel group. Had been hoping it might be...More

2  Thank karavans
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely market to visit. There are little cafes where you can have a snack and drink. The souvenirs are so cheap and quite lovely. Hammocks are in abundance and they're are fabulous, especially the small baby macrame swing seats. You have to visit...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The market is in an old building so is covered and protected from the elements. There is a wide selection of crafts and arts. You can get just about any Nicaraguan craft here.

1  Thank somiletah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Typical tourist market with local crafts. Most booths selling same items which all vary in prices... u have to barter in order to get a better deal than the previous stall. We had several "local guides" follow us around which got uncomfortable but the kids...More

1  Thank doodlelander
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the craft fair for about an hour. Most of the stalls had the same items. The building that it's in is nice and it is covered.

1  Thank wolf3728
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after the volcano. Nothing special. Bought nothing. Most stores sell the same things - touristy stuff at tourist prices - no locals shopping. I did see some nice wooden bowls and the fornicating frogs were interesting. The bathrooms were not free! Nice...More

1  Thank David-on-the-Road
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

the masaya crafts market is full of colorful local crafts and trinkets, although lots of them are locally made there are also a bit of made in china stuff there. good deals on pottery items to be had there.

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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

I should have known how terrible this was going to be when the taxi driver explained it used to be the town's market but is now a "tourist market". Tons of vendors but they are all selling the exact same items that are not authentic...More

1  Thank KANNAPOLIS22
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We were so disappointed with this market. It was expensive and all the stalls seem to sell the same stuff, and there was nothing we wanted to buy. Take a taxi instead (20 cords) to the local municipal market where we bought a lovely hammock...More

1  Thank Helen H
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sheilahsi
January 8, 2017|
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Response from ClaudiaCS09 | Reviewed this property |
Its in Masaya. We took a little detour to visit it, on our way to Granada.
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Lois S
March 21, 2016|
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