The Highlands Shopping

From upscale to bargain bin, from local souvenirs to timeless finds, we’ve culled our favorite shopping locations in The Highlands.

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Artesanías Innova

  • Crafts

Artesanías Innova exhibits and sells beautiful textiles and ceramics created by nine highlands artisan cooperatives. ...

Bazar de Café

  • Food/Candy

Bazar de Café sells fine roasted coffee from here in the highlands (fair-trade, of course). ...


  • Ceramics/Glassware

The best-known buy-at-the-source purveyor of hand-blown glass is the artisans' cooperative COPAVIC. Come to watch works being created...

Café Conciencia

  • Food/Candy

Purchase coffee from area cooperatives at Café Conciencia, as well as peanut butter and macadamia nuts. ...

Centro Comercial Municipal

  • Gifts/Souvenirs

Near Parque Centro América, the Centro Comercial Municipal has a more limited selection of souvenirs. ...

Creaciones Utzil

  • Crafts

Creaciones Utzil manufactures small dolls that wear more than 100 varieties of typical Guatemalan dress. (Barbie never had a such a wardrobe.)...

El Libro Abierto

  • Books/Stationery

Literary- and politically-minded Quetzaltenango has several fine bookstores, three with good selections in English. El Libro Abierto...

Gallo Store

  • Gifts/Souvenirs

The Gallo Store sells T-shirts, caps, and mugs with the logo of Guatemala's best-known beer, as well as the complete line of beer itself.

Mercado La Democracia

  • Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

Artesanía from most of the villages in the region can be found in the Mercado La Democracia. Since there are relatively few shoppers,...

Mercado Minerva

  • Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

The bustling Mercado Minerva, next to the main bus terminal, is the best of the city's markets. There are plenty of interesting handicrafts...