Guatemala City Sights

Mercado Central

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

Published 01/21/2016

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


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


/No phone

Sight Details:

  • Mon.–Sat. 8–6, closed Sun.

Published 01/21/2016


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