Guatemala Shopping

  • Shopping
    by Allisonhavens03
  • Shopping
    by Allisonhavens03
  • Shopping
    by Allisonhavens03

Guatemala Shopping

  • Fair Trade Handicraft Shopping in...

    When traveling in Quetzaltenango (Xela), I stumbled upon a lovely shop. After seeing the same types of artisan products throughout the artisan markets and shops in Guatemala, Y'abal Handicrafts was definitely a cut above the rest. All of their products are handmade using traditional back-strap weavings but with a contemporary twist in the color...

  • Shopping for handicrafts

    Guatemala is a shopper’s delight! I’m not some who likes to spend large amounts of time shopping while on holiday, but I do like to bring home a few mementoes of a trip, and presents for family too. Here you will find colourful handicrafts at prices to suit all budgets, from a few pennies (really! though of course the quality is not so great ...)...

  • buy guatemaltean handicrafts

    a place for shopping guatemaltecan can find anywhere but at lake atitlan you find them for most economical prices

  • The best t-shirt I found during my trip!

    It was an online shop I visited because I got a handout in central park. They delivered the product after purchase the day after I purchased it online. I payed cashed to the delivery guy the next day in Guatemalan Quetzales. The shirt has survivied 10+ washes and still looks as good as new. I went to the market and found nothing similar. Plus, no...

  • Colourful cloth

    The most strriking thing to buy inGuatemala is the indigenous colourfull cloth. You will find them at every market, but also at the public beach at the lake Atitlan in Panajachel women came by to offer the clothes. I bought several pieces of the colourfull cloth, not only in red colours, but also blue, green,purple and other colours. At home I...

  • Market Chichicastenango, masks

    At the Chichicastenango market just opposite the Iglesia de santo Tomas I saw this streetstall with many masks. Almost every mask looked different. I don´t know if the masks ahve a meaning. There are of wood. So you can easily take them as souvenir.

  • Market Chichicastenango, pottery

    I am a pottery addict and yes at the markets of Guatemala I saw lots of pottery like here close to the steps of the Iglesis de Santo Tomas in Chichicastenango. Because we travelled by public bus and had still weeks to go before going back home I didn´t buy anything.

  • Guatemalan Handicrafts

    WOODWORK+ Hand-carved Saints, Virgins, or Angels that are then painted or left in their natural wood-colors: This is Totonicapán's speciality but they are available throughout the country.+ Wooden masks are the speciality of the highland towns of Totonicapán, Chichicastenango, and Quiché.+ Guatemala's national instrument the Marimba is also...

  • Don't shop, barter

    The marketplace is definitely a significant component of Guatemalan culture. Chichicastenango, dubbed “The most colorful native market in the Americas” was an enormous disappointment. Yes, it is probably the largest market in Guatemala, but the bartering is a little trickier because of the vast array of potential consumers. Market days are Sundays...

  • anything in chichi

    people watchers paradise. the market at chichi is hoppin. lots of food, crafts, and all those other market-y things. i had many good experiences here and can only hope the vibe gets picked up by others. sunday and thursday!! oh, and if you arent alone, try not to lose your buddy. if you are like me, mostly clothes and food. i bought some great...

  • Marimba

    Initially this shop just seemed special because they had a Marimba and offered to sell it at a very good price. After I explained that it was for an elementary school and I wanted it to show that it was from Guatemala without being flashy they offered to wood burn some decoration. Later they decided on their own that this would not be nice enough...

  • Cheapest & Best Market in Guatemala

    Market stalls lining the streets of Pana. Lots of selection compared to other markets and CHEAP as long as you bargain. Clothes, textiles, jewellry, silver, etc. Depends on your bargaining skills.

  • Bargains in Antigua

    There are three main markets for hand-made goods in Antigua. The biggest is on the north end of town, adjacent to the bus station. It is HUGE and would take a good 4 hours or so to see every store. The second is just two blocks north of the Main square. The third is two blocks west and two blocks south of the main square. All are worth going to...

  • Handmade clothes are Guatemalas claim to...

    Guatemalan shops in any of the tourist destinations sell some excellent woven cotton fabrics and clothes, among other things. The embroidered fabrics for women's clothes are the highest achievement and are worth bargaining a high price for. I was concerned about whether the colors would bleed or fade in the cotton shirts I bought. But, they have...

  • shopping in guatemala city

    tikal futura could be the best mall in town, but spensed, try a KOREAN mall just in front of tikal will find the same item but cheaper. located at Miraflores. Another colorfull option is the Mercado de artesanias, where is lots of souvenirs and tipical clothes. it is located at zona 13, near the airport SOUVENIRS

  • shopping in antigua

    local craft at the best, you can see and touch the from 9am to 6pm souvenirs, craft ask for a discount always, maybe 25 % at least

  • Chichicastenango

    This is a blend of tourist- and local market with everything from food and households needs to nice indian crafts. As most things in Guatemala the crafts are also very colourfull. Among all the things you can find are blankets, ponchos, tablecloths, pottery and masks. You have to bargain, but it can be quite hard.

  • A shopper's paradise

    Guatemala is every shopper's dream comes true...The textiles are especially gorgeous, and the little children selling dolls are irresistible .Best places to shop are Antigua and Panajachel. Textiles - local tunics, tablecloths, bags and purses, headbands, miniatures buses, hippy style cloths. Always bargain in the markets.

  • Chichicastenango prices!

    Chichicastenango is a very well known market in Guatemala... The only thing it is a litlle bit touristic as well... So prices will depend on the way you look, you capacity of negociation and your spanish... Local craft... Here are some prices for some items we bought:The nice red cover in the picture was bought for 150 quetzales... 7 holes woody...

  • Go to a market

    It was the one in Antigua we got to go to. I bought a scarf (lovely weaving) and coffee (lovely coffee).

  • At the Market Negotiate the Best Price

    Everything is the market has a negotiable price. Ask the vendor how much something costs-" ¿Cuanto cuesta? Whatever that price is start about about one fourth that number and give and take. Do not pick something up unless you are truly interested in it. Also, don't negotiate on anything you don't intend on buying. Guatemala is noted for its...

  • Guatemalan markets

    The Guatemalan markets are special in that they are always colourful spectacles. The locals dress in traditional dress and the clothing and goods on offer are also colourful. Clothing, hammocks, carpets, duvets, pillow covers, handcrafts... The goods here are very good value, no matter what you buy.

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