Plaza De Los Ponchos Mercado, Otavalo

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Browse the stalls of the lively Plaza De Los Ponchos Mercado. Experience the hustle and bustle of the market with locals selling handcrafts, textiles, purses, clothing, and trinkets. You’ll find the biggest selection and liveliest atmosphere on Saturdays. The market also has a large food court. Feel free to haggle on prices and take in the atmosphere as you search for souvenirs or accessories. Be sure to stop by the fruit and vegetable market to try out something exotic. Put Plaza De Los Ponchos Mercado on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Otavalo trip maker site.
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  • This very large open air market has plenty of local crafted to choose from plus the usual souvenirs. Quality varies as do prices from stall to stall. Be prepared to bargain as it is expected of you...  more »
  • This is a definite must see in Otavalo. The prices for everything are certainly better than in Quito or Mitad del Mundo, but the originality generally leaves a lot to be desired and you definitely...  more »
  • If you are looking for everything and more with Ecuadorian culture, this is the place! They have delicious food, amazing clothing, and great location so you don't get lost! I could buy things for myself, leisure, and clothes for a baby at affordable prices!
  • Contrary to popular belief, don't go here on a saturday. They are open 7 days a week and it's much calmer and prices are much more negotiable on non-Saturdays. Ecuadorian blanket heaven. Colors Colors.
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