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Nice Crafts Market

The crafts market in Guayaquil is interesting, and you can find t-shirts, jewelry, rugs, blankets... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RebelVirginia
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Virginia
Mix of Quality and Cheap Trinkets but worth the visit

Many different stalls of inexpensive trinkets as well as higher quality homemade merchandise. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
jmichel01
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Dr. Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank RebelVirginia
Reviewed 26 January 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.

1  Thank Bobcat17
Reviewed 2 January 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!

1  Thank jmichel01
Reviewed 20 December 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

2  Thank Five_from_Canada
Reviewed 7 July 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!

1  Thank lisabinnyc
Reviewed 4 July 2016

If you are a person who appreciates art handmade. You should come for a walk with your friends, family or your girlfriend or boyfriend to this place where you will see the different work done by a lot of talented people. This place is visited...More

1  Thank isaac i
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Centro Comercial Artesanal is a very large marketplace that is located in Guayaquil and where you can enjoy various shops as: restaurants, shoe shops, clothes shop, handmade ornaments, hats of paja toquilla, and various crafts. It has a spacious parking lot and the things are...More

Thank belliris1994
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Have been here many times. Good selection of goods but disappointed by the number of stalls that were closed on a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

At the end of our trip our host brought us to this market. All of us bought many fun things to remember our trip. I got serval wraps made from Alpacas at a great price. Wonderful leather goods were there also. You can barter but...More

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

If you have to buy a lot of people stuff and dont have a huge budget or room this is the place to go. They have everything usually made by the indigenous people from the mountains. You can get some really nice and high quality...More

Thank Parker W
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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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