Chocoholics mustn’t miss El Ceibo, an ecologically friendly producer of fantastic local chocolates.
Must see shopping in Bolivia
- EEl Ceibo
- AArte y Cultura Sucre
Gallery shop selling local artists' works, from paintings to ceramics and jewelry.
- AAwaj Warmi
Some of the highest quality alpaca designs you'll find, with prices to match.
- MMercado Fermín López
The impressive Mercado Tradicional in the middle row of Mercado Fermín López has more dried llama fetuses and amulets than a voodoo master has pins. The…
Asopec offers artesanías (artisan goods) produced and sold by Bolivian women from local communities, with all proceeds going to the makers. Wool, ceramics…
- CClothing Stalls
The cheap clothing stalls along Pando are a good place to pick up hamacas (hammocks; single/double B$120/250) and finely woven cotton and synthetic…
- FFeria Serrano
Starting at the train station, this street market extends north along Av Serrano, swallowing whole blocks on Thursdays and Saturdays.
The big market day in Uyuni is Thursday when Av Potosí gets taken over by stalls selling anything from arts and crafts to television sets; Sunday is a…
- MMercado Negro
The mercado negro (black market) has a mishmash of consumer goods, and occupies an entire block between Avs Santa Cruz and Regimiento Chichas.
- VVentura Mall
Sleek, modern mall out by the fourth anillo, with a huge choice of international chain stores, bars, restaurants, banks and a cinema.
- BBodega La Concepción
The office of the winery 25km south of Tarija, just before the village of Concepción.
- AARAO Artesanías Oruro
This place offers a small selection of high-quality, cooperatively produced handicrafts from four communities in Oruro.
- PPaseo Artesanal La Recova
An alleyway packed with little stores selling both authentic and fabricated handicrafts at reasonable prices.
For passport-sized photos and printing. The helpful staff can also arrange someone to fix a broken camera.
- MMercado Americano
A trip to this market, around the junction of Mujía and Reyes, will keep clothes junkies busy for hours.
- MMercado de Ferias
The central Mercado de Ferias has lots of produce stalls and comedores (dining halls) upstairs.
- EEros Sex Shop
All kinds of products and stimulants, because despite the altitude, you just might wanna get it on.
- MMercado Villa Fatima
This popular local Sunday market in the north of the city deals in imported Argentinian products.
- CCava de Bodegas
Award-winning, high-altitude Bolivian vintages are available at this small wine-and-liquor store.
- BBodega Campos de Solana/Casa Real
Tarija office of the Campos de Solana winery.