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Mercado Artesanal (Crafts Market) of Guayaquil (Heritage)

History

The crafts market was established on July 24, 1982, and is a place where artisans and merchants get together to sell and promote the manufacturing. It was built by the Municipality to facilitate the commercialization of handicrafts, besides providing jobs and support domestic and foreign tourism.

Attractions

The building covers a block and has two floors that are divided in cubicles. It comprises 250 commercial shops and basic services for the merchants and visitors.
There are workshops specialized in jewelry, luggage, clockwork and products made of leather, wood, textiles, toquilla straw, steel, copper, silver, among others.

Address: 
Loja Street and Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno Avenue.
Parish: 
Carbo
Horario: 
Monday to Sunday from 09h00 to 19h00
Photo gallery: 
Mercado Artesanal (Crafts Market) of Guayaquil (Dirección de Prensa, Municipio de Guayaquil).
Mercado Artesanal (Crafts Market) of Guayaquil (Dirección de Prensa, Municipio de Guayaquil).