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Masaya Crafts Market

Antiguo Mercado de Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
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Nicaragua Market is a small company that offers authentic Nicaraguan goods. We work closely to local artisans and the price you see is a reflection of our fair value after partnering with our artists. When you purchase Nicaragua Market products you are helping to ensure that the trade of local Nicaraguan artistry remains a viable small business.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“wooden bowls” (5 reviews)
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Antiguo Mercado de Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Masaya Crafts Market is on the coast of Nicaragua Lake so the scenery is wonderful. The market has everything you can imagine at many venues but it is almost too much to take in. The people are great and for sure you can get...More

Thank ramseyl777
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I have been visiting Nicaraugua for a month and driving ourselves all over the country. We stopped at this market for a walk around and luck would have it that we ran into a local who spoke excellent English. My wife and...More

4  Thank weloveadventure09
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Tons of vendors but you see the same products over and over. Some of the coffee can be purchased for much cheaper at the supermarkets

1  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Best part of this market - and that's excluding the wonderful crafts and paintings and tourist must buys- was the fresh fruit smoothies made to order in front of you! And you can drink it without getting sick which happens in some other countries. Loved...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Masaya is known as the City of Flowers. Since it was a private tour, we went in the late afternoon and explored their plaza and the Mercado where they had the finest handicraft market according to our guide. We saw many arts and crafts that...More

1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 13 February 2017

When you arrive here on a coach tour you get a lot of the young students eager to help you out to barter for the best price, After a little ignoring they did get the message and left us alone. The market was a great...More

Thank Donnaw42
Reviewed 11 February 2017

In reading about the Masaya Market, I was excited to go and see artisans peddling their wares. I had envisioned small homemade booths, each showcasing the unique talents of the people staffing them. Not exactly. While the products being sold were well-made and locally-sourced (or...More

Thank JBATrojan
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Some really lovely goods here, beautiful wooden bowls and leather stuff. Bargain with the traders it's worth it

Thank Johanna S
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Visited here for a few Nicaragua gifts. The markets shops are very similar but prices differ between the stalls quite a bit if you can be bothered shopping around for something that takes your fancy. There is also not a lot of bartering that can...More

Thank STG123
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had 30 minutes to shop after lunch during our one day trip to Nicaragau from Costa Rica. That was plenty of time. One shop ran into another with much of the same items. I was disappointed. Around the area are sellers that badger and...More

Thank LivingTheDream108
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sheilahsi
Is mercado Ernesto Fernandez in San Juan del Sur or Grananda Nicaragua?
9 January 2017|
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Response from ClaudiaCS09 | Reviewed this property |
Its in Masaya. We took a little detour to visit it, on our way to Granada.
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