Central Market, Guatemala City

Central Market, Guatemala City (must see)

This large indoor Central Market is definitely a must-see attraction. Situated just behind the Cathedral, this three-level market is always filled with locals and tourists wandering around; it is the best place to buy attractive souvenirs and native wares at reasonable prices. A variety of hand-crafted items such as jewelry accessories, textile, leather goods, pottery and many others can be found on the top level. The second level has vendors selling food. Here visitors can see what kind of food locals eat and how they buy it. The last level features independent areas that specialize in making baskets, ceramics or wedding attributes. Central market is a great place to purchase something special and to witness local daily life.

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Central Market on Map

Sight Name: Central Market
Sight Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala (See walking tours in Guatemala City)
Sight Type: Shopping
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Walking Tours in Guatemala City, Guatemala

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Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
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Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles