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If you want souvenirs, then visit here. Better than stuff in stores. We picked up coffee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Victoria, Canada
The place to buy all souvenirs!

The first time I came to CR, I did what most people do, I gathered souvenirs along the way and... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want souvenirs, then visit here. Better than stuff in stores. We picked up coffee, chocolate, and a few other things to take home.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ended up buying a few items. I found that some items were more expensive than you would find them elsewhere, some weren't but, due to the competition in the market itself, they were willing to bargain. I didn't like everyone trying to get me...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s pretty much the same junk at every stall. Cheap quality souvenir stuff but not at cheap prices.

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Great selection of Costarican handmade crafts, coffee, t-shirts, wood animals, bags, etc We were ealking in downtown and needed to buy some things to take back home with us

1  Thank nabeab
Reviewed 10 September 2018

There are a lot of little stalls with the variety of stuff which is clean and well ventilated. I found that most of it was the cheapest I've seen compared to the other cities. The wood items are the same price as the artisan area...More

Thank roro3i
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Amazing people,fresh product,cheap and excellent test... Fresh veggies and fish....tortilla ,pastries home made...

Thank MVM1935
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This market has all kind of souvenirs with great prices and the environment is delicious, people are so kind and everyone gives smiles away, is nice to go to this market with your family or even by yourself. Don’t miss this market if you go...More

1  Thank Xime M
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Found the price to be a little inflated but the selection is varied and wonderful. The stall attendants were betty helpful and would negotiate price a little. Enjoyed the atmosphere of the place.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a very clean market for people to buy Costa Rican souvenirs. There are no fruits/veggies or anything fresh that I saw. It's a new building (Calle 5 & Av 6) with wide isles and flat floors that is easy to walk around in....More

1  Thank Jen78703
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The first time I came to CR, I did what most people do, I gathered souvenirs along the way and double or triple the cost. Then? I discovered the artisan market... with all the “unique” souvenirs I had found before at fractions of the cost....More

4  Thank AFreeSpirit19
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Vickie D
19 March 2018|
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Response from Astrid A | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is still there. I went there in october. And they do sell pottery.
14 August 2017|
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Response from AlexGainesville | Reviewed this property |
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Cam M
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Response from Jim A | Reviewed this property |
Kim, not sure that would be the place I'd buy sunglasses. Cheaper at home. You can find a hammock there I'm sure but walk the block long market and check various prices so you get an idea of what is fair. They do bargain... More