Must see shopping in Around Mexico City

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    Talavera Uriarte

    Unlike most of Puebla’s Talavera shops, Uriarte still makes its pottery onsite. The showroom displays a gorgeous selection of high-quality, intricately…

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    This downtown location of Casart – the state organization promoting local crafts – is fantastic both for its beautiful home, set around a courtyard, and…

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    Mercado de Artesanías y Plata

    This relaxed market has handicrafts such as coconut lamps and hand-painted ceramics, found all over Mexico, as well as a plethora of handmade chinelo…

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    Nuestro México Artesanías

    Treasure hunters will love rummaging in this storehouse of handicrafts from across Mexico. Most of the favorite souvenirs are here – coconut masks, papier…

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    Mercado de Artesanías Matachiuj

    This small fair-trade market a few blocks west of the zócalo has a range of quality weavings and other crafts that come with the benefit of meeting the…

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    El Parián Crafts Market

    Browse local Talavera, onyx and trees of life, as well as the kind of leather, jewelry and textiles that you’ll find in other cities.

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    Plazuela de los Sapos

    A wonderful array of quirky antique shops dominates Callejón de los Sapos. On Sunday, there is a lively outdoor antiques market.

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    Weekend Book and Crafts Market

    The two streets opposite the cathedral entrance become pedestrianized (up to Calle Rayón) for two small markets to greet weekend visitors. On Ruiz de…

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    Patio de las Artesanías

    If you are looking for silver, there are several fine shops to wander through in the Patio de las Artesanías building.

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    Mercado de Artesanías Plata

    For quantity rather than quality, trawl the vast, haphazardly displayed masses of rings, chains and pendants at the Mercado de Artesanías Plata. You can…

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    Mercado Adolfo López Mateos

    A sprawling, semi-covered market selling fresh produce and other wares, Mercado Adolfo López Mateos bursts with the smells of fruit, meat, flowers and…