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peapeaShrewsbury wrote a review Aug 2019
Shrewsbury92 contributions34 helpful votes
This is the main artisanal market in Guatemala City. The choice is better in Antigua, but there is a fair selection of the local products.
Date of experience: July 2019
Millet02 wrote a review May 2018
Atlanta, Georgia506 contributions138 helpful votes
The is a variety of beautiful items here, and fairly low key for a tourist shopping area. We were barely hassled at all, and enjoyed our walk through.
Date of experience: May 2018
Hawaiian555 wrote a review Oct 2017
Oahu, Hawaii6,460 contributions209 helpful votes
Mercado de Artesanias La Aurora is strictly shopping for Guatemalan clothing, jewelry and souvenirs. It's a small quiet market near the airport with lots of stalls. All the stalls are colorful and fun to wonder through. There's a paid parking lot with an attendant on property.
Date of experience: April 2017
AskMrMilo wrote a review Feb 2017
Sebastopol, California18 contributions23 helpful votes
A quiet market with many different stalls run by different vendors. We have purchased typical Guatemalan things here also on our last visit. One particular vendor is beneath the sign that says Tecun Uman. The couple that run this little shop are fair and a pleasure to do business with. …
Date of experience: February 2017
Nate L wrote a review Jul 2016
Salt Lake City, Utah43 contributions41 helpful votes
The Mercado de Artesanias is a great market with many small shops that offer almost any Guatemalan souvenir you can think of. The price is mid-range but it is clean, safe and organized. It is very close to the airport and is also only a 5-10 minute taxi ride from most of the major hotels. This is a great place to shop especially if you only have a few hours. They also have a great restaurant called Don Emiliano that we ate at. Some of the best tacos and steak that I have ever had.…
Date of experience: July 2016