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Mercado Artesanal Tradicional

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22 Jan 2018
“outside of the center”
4 Oct 2016
“Shop cheap ”
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Avenida Gral San Martin 2555, Salta A4404AJD, Argentina
+54 9 3876 05-2281
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

the mercado artisanal is a few kilometers outside the center, but it may be interesting, to walk across the road of Salta to see, how people are living. The gifts and the exhibited goods have rather high quality. There was not much; so we had...More

Thank Bernhard K
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

1 block of traditional artesanales. You can buy your souvenirs here. Anything from refrigerator magnet to traditional poncho. You can spend here 1 hr max.

Thank rc20xv
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were looking for some artisan goods such as ponchos, rugs and pottery so went to the artisan market. The selection was ok, a bit strange there were no rugs in the entire market and it is one of the most typical artisan goods from...More

Thank BuenosAiresFoodie
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

It is one of the best places to shop for regional handcrafts and artisanal products made by local artisans and artists. There is a great variety of products including mate, bombillas, frames made of wood and alpaca (metal), also clothing such as scarfs, pashminas, sweaters...More

Thank Lucascav0729
Reviewed 5 August 2015

On one side of the street is the true artesanal shops with nice, handmade products. Across the street is a cluster of stands offering Andean style products such as ponchos, hats, musical instruments, etc. Depending on what you are looking for, it could be worth...More

Thank deldicque
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Visited 10/8/14 Well worth the 20pesos taxi fare to get there, you can easily spend the whole morning browsing. Excellent alpaca scarves, silver jewellery and wooden masks - prices are very modest. When you finished cross the road to find a small modern shop with...More

1  Thank popapapa
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The USD4 taxi ride to the market from the central area is worth it if you're looking to buy larger-ticket items. If you're only looking for cheap trinkets and other souvenirs, head to the souvenir shops in the town center instead. There were only 4...More

1  Thank Mei L
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Nice shops full of all manner of crafts. Really friendly and courteous vendors. Good value, fun. Alpaca sweaters, ceramics, mate cups and jewelry.

Thank HoustonRebecca
Reviewed 29 March 2014

It is about a 25 peso taxi-ride from the center of town to the mercado. Don't waste your time with the vendors across the street - they have the same old stuff from Peru, Bolivia and Guatemala you see everywhere. Go right to the Mercado...More

3  Thank EstherP1882
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Located in a XIX mansión. There is a large selection to choose from. Perharps you should go there after checking prices at down town shops. I bought many things at reasonable prices

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