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Plaza, Chinchero 08651, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The market has very nice things to offer, they taught us how to dye sheep wool and alpaca without a doubt we were impressed by the way of making these textiles.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Paulacasas893
Reviewed 2 September 2019

This is my second visit to peru and chinchero village in specific. the girls working there are clarifying the full story of textiles making from different kinds of llama. you can buy the best scarves or blankets for winter, they are really good with reasonable...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

Learnt about weaving techniques and farming vegetables in Cusco. Products were high priced but could not decide. Nice stop enroute. Took pictures with Llamas and interacted with the local women. Nice pottery shop next door.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BINAMumbai_India
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Small town in Sacred Valley with several outdoor markets with weaved and alpaca selections. At the textile market we visited, the local women gave a demonstration on the traditional way the alpaca wool was washed, the natural ingredients used to dye the wool, and how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sequoia44
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If you are limited on time and in the area, then this is fine. If you are seeing other sites, then I would forego this one altogether. The Pisac market had all the same things but much more variety (like jewelry and dishes). Ollantaytambo offers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is the place to buy your souvenirs. Scarves of all kinds and colors are here. The best day to go is Sunday. The scarves are of the same quality as in Cusco but don't be afraid to haggle. The women expect it, if you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

On Sundays you will find a market like you would in Pisac before it became too touristy. You will find high quality textiles like in Cusco, but for substantially less sole.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ValleyFor
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

On a trip to see the ancient Inca ruins we stopped off here to be warmly welcomed, sat down and shown how they make the clothes in Peru. Old and traditional it is so interesting to see how they colour the clothing and the lady...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

It was good to have a talk on jewellery, particularly silver and the use of gemstones in making the final product. Some lovely pieces, not just relating to local history and, what seemed to be good value, after some negotiations.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The market was really good with lots of choices of their handmade crafts especially at a smaller one we went to - a must do.

Date of experience: June 2017
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