Cusco 08002, Peru
Great place to buy souvenirs or warm clothes. But be careful, if they say it is 100% pure alpaca... It is not. It is more like 25% alpaca. But what do you want to expect for around 10 bucks for a sweater. They keep warm and that's the important part. They offer different services as well. For example one guy sewed a whole of one of our backpacks for 5 Soles. They sell fresh fruits, meat, vegetables.
Great local market for tourist. They have everything a tourist need such as gift shops, tons of handcrafts goods, etc. I love the juice and the local foods here, I had the best avocado milk here with only 6PEN. A definite heaven for budget travelers.
This is a great little market. And not so little. Skip the hotel breakfast and come here. They have anything from breakfast food to lunch food. Great prices. Just don't be afraid to order something. Look at the pictures and try something. This is where the entire town goes to eat. There is fruit, veggies, bread, chocolate, etc.... Take an hour to walk through every aisle.
Local Market for all local items. Multiple things to shop/window shop: Local Food joints (freshly cooked food served) Juice stalls (fresh juice made right in front of you) Fruit market Meat market Bread market Apparel market You need to bargain when you shop here. Start with 50% and you might end up with 30% off.
Definitely worth going to while you acclimate in Cusco! I enjoyed the local produce and crafts. Get some chocolate or take the free chocolate tour, totally worth the indulgence.
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