The Highlands

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  • 1. Artesanías Innova

    Zona 1 | Crafts

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

  • 2. Bazar de Café

    Zona 1 | Food/Candy

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

  • 3. Bus Stop Bookshop

    Books/Stationery

    Named for its location, the Bus Stop Bookshop has many used books in English. ...Read More

  • 4. Café Conciencia

    Zona 1 | Food/Candy

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

  • 5. Casa de Máscaras Santo Tomás

    Crafts

    You'll find the best selection of traditional handmade masks at Casa de Máscaras Santo Tomás just down the street from the Santo Tomás church...Read More

  • 6. Casa Maya

    Clothing

    Casa Maya has a distinctive array of quality T-shirts. ...Read More

  • 7. Centro Comercial Municipal

    Zona 1 | Gifts/Souvenirs

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

  • 8. COPAVIC

    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 from recycled...Read More

  • 9. 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.) ...Read More

  • 10. De Colores

    Textiles/Sewing

    Bucking the trend and staying open every day of the week, De Colores deals in woven and embroidered textiles, sweaters, and blouses. Check out...Read More

  • 11. El Guipil

    Crafts

    El Guipil is a large boutique with a varied selection of handmade items from highland villages. ...Read More

  • 12. El Libro Abierto

    Zona 1 | Books/Stationery

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

  • 13. Galería de Artes Pintores de Chichicastenango

    Art Galleries

    Galería de Artes Pintores de Chichicastenango exhibits primitivist paintings created by a cooperative of 12 local artists. ...Read More

  • 14. Gallo Store

    Zona 1 | 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. ...Read More

  • 15. Mercado Central

    Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

    A few blocks to the east is the Mercado Central, where you can purchase local handicrafts. ...Read More

  • 16. 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, prices...Read More

  • 17. 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...Read More

  • 18. North & South Bookstore

    Zona 1 | Books/Stationery

    North & South Bookstore is strong in works dealing with history and politics. ...Read More

  • 19. Ojalá Antiques

    Antiques/Collectibles

    Ojalá Antiques has a small but excellent selection of antiques. ...Read More

  • 20. Tashe Artesanía

    Ceramics/Glassware

    We especially like the hand-painted Nativity scenes at Tashe Artesanía among all the other ceramics for sale. ...Read More

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