Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail Sights



Mercado Artesanal (Craft Market)

Mercado Artesanal (Craft Market) Review

A warren of vendors' stalls lines the couple of blocks between the train station and the bus stop for shuttle transport up to the ruins. You can find some souvenirs here that you may not see in Cusco. The prices for crafts such as textiles, bags, and magnets may or may not be cheaper (this largely depends on your negotiating skill and patience), but it's a great way to spend time before your train leaves.

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  • Address: Near train station, Aguas Calientes | Map It
  • Hours: Daily 10–8, some stalls open as early as 7
  • Location: Aguas Calientes
Updated: 11-29-2012

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