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Guatemala City Sights

Mercado Central

  • 8 Calle and 8 Av.
  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

A seemingly endless maze of underground passages is home to the Mercado Central, where handicrafts from the highlands are hawked from overstocked stalls. It's not as appealing as the open-air markets in Antigua or Chichicastenango, but the leather goods, wooden masks, and woolen blankets found here are often cheaper. There are skilled pickpockets in the market, so keep an eye on your belongings.

Sight Information

Address:

8 Calle and 8 Av., , Zona 1, Guatemala City, 01001, Guatemala

Phone:

/No phone

Sight Details:

  • Mon.–Sat. 8–6, closed Sun.

Updated 12/31/1969

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