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Address: Riobamba, Ecuador

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Awesome Thursday Market!

The market in Guamote is a must hit in the area. A couple hours from Riobamba, the drive provides great scenery to the destination. Guamote is a small, bustling town and until the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 December 2014
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Cajabamba, Chimborazo, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2014

The market in Guamote is a must hit in the area. A couple hours from Riobamba, the drive provides great scenery to the destination. Guamote is a small, bustling town and until the early 2000s, still bartered item-for-item at the market. Highly recommended visit if you're in the area and want to see a bit of the "un-seen" of Ecuador.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a double listing on Tripadvisor. Guamote is a lovely sleepy town which is midway between Riobamba and Alausi. I visited on a Sunday and there were a number of market stalls active. The place sees very few tourists, so take care not to be too intrusive with taking photos. Many children are happy to pose for photos, adults... More 

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