Asuncion Shopping Tour, Asuncion

Asuncion Shopping Tour (Self Guided), Asuncion

Asuncion is the perfect destination for the bargain shopper, as the city has been named one of the most inexpensive in the world. Here you will find open-air markets with a stunning array of handicrafts and traditional clothing, as well as interesting local stores that sell everything from electronics to fashion accessories. Take this tour to explore Asuncion's main shopping districts.
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Asuncion Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Asuncion Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Paraguay » Asuncion (See other walking tours in Asuncion)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 Km or 2.9 Miles
Author: karenl
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Plaza de los Héroes
  • Folklore
  • Overall Artesania
  • Mercado 4
  • Ao P'oí Raity
Plaza de los Héroes

1) Plaza de los Héroes

Plaza de los Héroes is Asuncion's main square and is home to a number of specialty shops that sell regional and local merchandise. Visit the calle Palma, located just west of the square, to purchase traditional handicrafts, which make fabulous souvenirs and gifts. In addition to having an array of fabulous stores, Plaza de los Héroes also boasts the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a lovely water garden.

2) Folklore

Folklore specializes in carved wood items. If you are looking for something interesting and traditional to take home to your family or friends, you are sure to find it at Folklore. Here you can buy Asuncion's famous lace, leather items, tereré cups, traditional clothing and more.
Overall Artesania

3) Overall Artesania

Situated in the center of Asuncion, Overall Artesania is well known for its selection of lace and woodwork. For affordable prices and quality items, this store can't be beat. The store offers a range of unique items that include handicrafts, locally-made souvenirs and paintings.
Mercado 4

4) Mercado 4

Located in central Asuncion, Mercado 4 is a popular local market that offers some spectacular bargains. It is the perfect place to find souvenirs, as well as gifts that will suit any taste. The wide range of products on offer includes everything from herbs and local produce to clothing and hammocks. The market is open daily, except for Sunday afternoons.
Ao P'oí Raity

5) Ao P'oí Raity

Continue your tour with one of the most interesting shops in Asuncion- Ao P'oí Raity. This store is located on Moreno, next to Parque Seminario. Its great selection of lace items and handicrafts makes Ao P'oí Raity a must-visit!

Walking Tours in Asuncion, Paraguay

Create Your Own Walk in Asuncion

Create Your Own Walk in Asuncion

Creating your own self-guided walk in Asuncion is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Asuncion Introduction Walking Tour

Asuncion Introduction Walking Tour

Sitting on the bank of the Paraguay river, the capital of Paraguay Asunción is a beautiful city, well worth being explored. Local attractions are plentiful and include, among others, numerous sites of colonial and modern architecture, such as the López Palace - seat of the local government, theaters, plazas, museums and more. To see them all, follow this orientation walk and enjoy!

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 Km or 2.5 Miles