Indian Market - Centro Artesanal Miraflores, Lima

Indian Market - Centro Artesanal Miraflores, Lima

Visitors to Lima who want to buy truly beautiful, locally crafted items should stop by Indian Market - Centro Artesanal Miraflores. Located on Petit Thouars Avenue, the market is said to be the largest handicraft complex in the country.

Visitors are greeted with bright murals surrounding the gate that leads to the Indian Market. Inside are stalls that are filled with rugs, pottery, toys, statues, clothing and other souvenirs of all prices and sizes. Each stall offers something unique to tourists who want to take a piece of Peru back home with them.

Shoppers should note that most vendors are willing to bargain, so they should not be afraid to ask for lower prices. Likewise, some stalls may offer Peruvian artifacts or antiques. While it is legal to buy and sell these items in Peru, it is illegal to leave the country with them.

Indian Market - Centro Artesanal Miraflores is open daily from 9 AM to 6 PM. Tourists should plan at least a couple of hours to explore the many offerings at Indian Market.

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Sight Name: Indian Market - Centro Artesanal Miraflores
Sight Location: Lima, Peru (See walking tours in Lima)
Sight Type: Shopping
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