NATIONAL PARKS TOURS PERU

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15 BEST INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS OF PERU

  1. Artesanias Miraflores, Lima

  2. Mercado Indio's, Miraflores, Lima

  3. Kaypi Artesanias, Lima

  4. Gran Chimu Handicraft Market, Lima

  5. Artesania Señor de Sipan, Lima

  6. Gran Chavin, Lima

  7. Cuzco Market, Lima

  8. Portada del Sol, Lima

  9. Inka Market, Lima

  10. Paintings market, Miraflores, Lima

  11. San Blas Market (Mercado San Blas), Cusco

  12. Traditional Textile Center (Centro de Textiles Tradicionales),  del Cusco

  13. Pisac (Mercado de Pisac), Valle Sagrado

  14. Chinchero, Valle Sagrado

  15. Huilloc, Valle Sagrado

  16. Local markets at monuments

Best Indian Handicraft Markets of Peru

On the best Indian handicraft markets of Peru you get great artisan craftworks, artistic silver jewelry and other silverware, sweaters and ponchos made of Peru's famous alpaca, T-Shirts, pottery, ceramics, fine stones and fossils, paintings, Andean musical instruments, wooden pieces, and much more from the Peruvian Andes. Peruvian textiles include, sweaters, alpaca blankets, rugs, shawls, hats, scarves etc. all fabulous souvenir  to beautify your home and gifts.

 

16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Silver work.16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Small shop in gallery.

Silver work.

Small shop in gallery.

 

16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Terracota art.16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Musical instruments shop.

Terracota art.

Musical instruments shop.

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Why consider booking our  Peru National Parks Tour? Because for the same price, our tour gets you to ALL places Peru is so famous for. On top of that, you get to see 9 National Parks/Reserves accompanied by a naturalist guide. There is nothing similar on the market. As Peru can be combined with other countries, we organize tours in modules: Lima Cusco, Machu Picchu module, Manu National Park module, National Parks Module, All modules.

Destinations Overview:  World Heritage Site Lima,  World Heritage Site Cusco, Amazon park Manu National Park World Heritage Site Valle Sagrado/Sacred Valley, World Heritage Site Machu Picchu, Cloud Forest Machu Picchu Sanctuary, Highland wetland Titicaca National Reserve, Uros floating islands, Altiplano wildlife park Salinas & Aguadas Blancas National Reserve, World's second deepest canyon Colca Canyon, Word heritage site Arequipa, World heritage site Nazca Lines, Pampas Galeras National Reserve, San Fernando National Reserve, Paracas National Reserve, Ballestas Islands National Reserve.

 

Artesanias Miraflores

Av. Petit Thouars on block 55

 

16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: There are more than 5 handicraft galleries in Lima.16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Multicolored rugs and table cloths.

There are more than 5 handicraft galleries in Lima.

Multicolored rugs and table cloths.

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Mercado Indio's, Miraflores, Lima

The Mercado de Indios is probably the biggest market for your souvenir shopping

Vendors, all dressed in native costume, spread out their goods and wares all over the plaza area. Many of the stalls have a sign indicating where the vendor was from, so it was good place to start learning about the craft specialties of the various regions of Peru.

 

16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: The famous alpaca skin rugs.16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Pottery.

The famous alpaca skin rugs.

Pottery.

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Kaypi Artesanias, Lima

Av. Petit Thouars on block 55

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Gran Chimu Handicraft Market, Lima

Av. Petit Thouars on block 54, near the corner of Ricardo Palma and Petit Thouars Avenues, only one block away from Ovalo de Miraflores, close enough to most hotels and businesses in the area.

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16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Handicraft shop in shopping district.16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Plenty of selection of knitted wear.

Handicraft shop in shopping district.

Plenty of selection of knitted wear.

 

Artesania Señor de Sipan, Lima

Av. Petit Thouars on block 54, near the corner of Ricardo Palma and Petit Thouars Avenues, only one block away from Ovalo de Miraflores, close enough to most hotels and businesses in the area.

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Gran Chavin, Lima

Av. Petit Thouars on block 54, near the corner of Ricardo Palma and Petit Thouars Avenues, only one block away from Ovalo de Miraflores, close enough to most hotels and businesses in the area.

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Cuzco Market, Lima

Av. Petit Thouars on block 54, near the corner of Ricardo Palma and Petit Thouars Avenues, only one block away from Ovalo de Miraflores, close enough to most hotels and businesses in the area.

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Portada del Sol, Lima

Av. Petit Thouars on block 54, near the corner of Ricardo Palma and Petit Thouars Avenues, only one block away from Ovalo de Miraflores, close enough to most hotels and businesses in the area.

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Inka Market, Lima

Av. Petit Thouars on block 54, near the corner of Ricardo Palma and Petit Thouars Avenues, only one block away from Ovalo de Miraflores, close enough to most hotels and businesses in the area.

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Paintings market, Miraflores, Lima

On weekend, Artists exhibit oil canvasses in front of the Church of the Miraculous Virgin at Kennedy Park in Miraflores, Lima, depicting children from the Peruvian highlands, landscapes, animals, etc.

 

16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Paintings market.16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Woven textiles.

Paintings market at Kennedy Park.

Woven textiles.

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San Blas Market (Mercado San Blas), Cusco

San Blas Market (Mercado San Blas) With Incan walls and steep cobbled streets lined with artisan shops, galleries, and cafes, San Blas is one of the oldest and most picturesque neighborhoods in Cusco. Each Saturday in the plaza facing the Church of San Blas (Iglesia de San Blas)—known for its magnificent baroque gold-leaf altar—an open-air market showcases contemporary and traditional textiles, art, handicrafts, jewelry, and clothing while a lively band of musicians conjures a festive atmosphere.

 

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Women weaving in the street.

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Traditional Textile Center (Centro de Textiles Tradicionales),  del Cusco

A fair trade cooperative with quality control. While products tend to be a bit more expensive, the pay-off is that the quality is also better. A great place to shop if you want things you won't find everywhere elso.

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Pisac (Mercado de Pisac), Valle Sagrado

Pisac offers top quality Andean textiles at lower prices than in major cities.

Pisac Indian Market (Mercado de Pisac), the Valle Sagrado's most famous markets is an hour away from Cusc. The market is held daily, but on Sundays, many more vendors descend from their villages to set up shop in the Plaza de las Armas.

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Chinchero, Valle Sagrado

Less known than Pisac is the craft market of Chinchero, another town between Cusco and Machu Picchu, forty minutes northeast of Cusco by car. Here, members of a weaver cooperative use backstrap looms, a traditional weaving apparatus that dates back centuries. In addition to shopping for a wide array of Andean knits, visitors on our Peru tours to Chinchero will have the opportunity to learn about the spinning, dying and weaving techniques employed here from the craftsmen themselves. The main craft market is held on Sunday.

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Huilloc, Valle Sagrado

Located in the hills above Ollantaytambo, the village of Huilloc is three hours from Cusco by car and worth the drive. The women weavers of the cooperative in Huilloc are known for the fine quality of their work.

 

16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Happy shoppers.16 INDIAN HANDICRAFT MARKETS PERU FOR ARTS AND CRAFTS: Tourists shopping.

Happy shoppers.

Tourists shopping.

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Local markets at monuments

Of course at many monuments you will find local vendors spreading out their products.

 

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Local vendors at Chinchero.

Local vendors at Colca Canyon.

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