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Nice Little Market

Friendly people and nice market in Ollantaytambo. Nice variety of good but, very similar to other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
Pleasant enough

Certainly cheaper than Lima. No great hassle to buy. Goods the same as many places elsewhere... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Perth, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Nice Little Market”
5 Apr 2018
“Pleasant enough”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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| Frente a Entrada Del Templo, Ollantaytambo, Peru
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This market is very quaint and very cute with great local items to sell. In my opinion, it is the cheapest market by far when comparing it to Cusco markets or Aguas Calientes market. The people were very nice and no where near as pushy...More

2  Thank SteveR426
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Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

This is a cute little market even though it doesn't have anything different to other traditional Peruvian markets. Still nice to gather a few trinkets for souvenirs and have a browse!

1  Thank VGHOL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly people and nice market in Ollantaytambo. Nice variety of good but, very similar to other markets but smaller.

Thank llhtexas
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Great setting in a cool little town to meander and check out. We took a mototaxi (they're so cool) from the train station to the square and wandered the streets for beautiful views of the mountains. Didn't have time to do the ruins unfortunately.

1  Thank rnrfrogfarm
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Certainly cheaper than Lima. No great hassle to buy. Goods the same as many places elsewhere. People were friendly. Not too busy.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We walked through the market on a whim. While we didn't buy anything it was nice to look without too much pressure. 30-40% of the stalls were closed. Only take a few minutes to do the full circuit.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

These markets are just so interesting. Never sure how authentic the articles are but always fun to browse and look for something unique. Part of the local culture and therefore good to visit.

1  Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Mercado Artesanal in Ollantaytambo is located just outside of the temple and as it is located very close to a touristic site, the prices are a bit higher and there is a tourist hunt. If you go there at the end of the day you...More

1  Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Found the goods here to be on the more expensive side. A lot of the same souvenirs you'd find at the other plazas. Worth a walk through.

Thank ExploringLively
Reviewed 7 November 2016

but it is another market. you can buy everything here going from souvenirs to cloths, herbs, food, coca. It is very colourful: people as well as the market. Locals are very nice and are not pushing to sell. You need to negotiate with them to...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 8 October 2016

You can buy everything that you'd find in the usual tourist mercado artesanal in Peru here. Easily found as it's at the entrance of the main ruins. Prices were similar to Cusco. They offered an "alpaca" scarf for 30 soles. About 3 rows of stalls...More

Thank SGtravelfan
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Every market in the Cusco area is an interesting experience, and this wasn't the exception. There are better markets in the area though, this one is Small, nice, but not cheap

Thank Angelica0073
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