For a one-of-a-kind souvenir head to Walisuma, which works with 59 different Bolivian artisans. Star items include gorgeous (and ultrasoft) alpaca and…
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- Mercado 16 de Julio
For an excellent market experience don’t miss the massive Mercado 16 de Julio, which stretches for many blocks along the main thoroughfare and across…
- The Writer's Coffee
A gorgeous old-school bookstore with floor-to-ceiling shelves and great titles on local art and history. There's a chilled-out coffee shop in the front…
- Artesanía Sorata
A community-focused project that specializes in export-quality handmade dolls, original alpaca products and other beautiful items.
- Sampaya Outdoor Equipment
The best of Illampu's many outdoor stores, with backpacks, tents, hiking shoes, coats, pants and other trekking gear.
- Mistura Manifestación Creativa
Stop by this lovely little concept store for silver jewelry, bowler hats, alpaca sweaters or local wine and gin.
- Comart Tukuypaj
Offers export-quality, fair-trade llama, alpaca and artesanías (handcrafts) from around the country.
- El Ceibo
Chocoholics mustn’t miss El Ceibo, an ecologically friendly producer of fantastic local chocolates.
For passport-sized photos and printing. The helpful staff can also arrange someone to fix a broken camera.
- Eros Sex Shop
All kinds of products and stimulants, because despite the altitude, you just might wanna get it on.
- Cava de Bodegas
Award-winning, high-altitude Bolivian vintages are available at this small wine-and-liquor store.
- Campos de Solana/Casa Real
Shop at the store of this Tarija winery, best known for its malbec and riesling.
- Los Amigos del Libro
La Paz's widest selection of foreign-language novels and magazines.