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

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ray5823
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nice Crafts Market

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

Reviewed 3 July 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 12 August 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
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Reviewed 3 July 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 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.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  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!

Date of experience: December 2016
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

Date of experience: December 2016
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!

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: March 2016
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

Date of experience: April 2016
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.

Date of experience: February 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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