This market is a nice reality check if you're tired of seeing the same old tourist knickknacks elsewhere.
This warren of stalls and shops carries a wide variety of souvenirs and handicrafts.
The largest of the indoor malls is Plaza Kukulcán. Of note here are the temporary art exhibits, the many stores selling silverwork and La Ruta de las Indias, a shop featuring wooden models of Spanish galleons and re…
Mérida’s main market is a great spot to pick up that perfect piece of kitsch.
A wide variety of products (primarily handicrafts) concentrated into one area of shops.
A good place for guayaberas (embroidered dress shirts) and huipiles (traditional blouses and dresses). It has been in business for years, offering fixed prices and custom tailoring.
One place to start looking for handicrafts is this government-supported market for local artisans. Prices are fixed.
Hamacas El Aguacate stocks quality hammocks at decent prices, and there's absolutely no hard sell.
Has a small selection of paperbacks in English, as well as some guidebooks, and a large selection of archaeology books in English, French, German and Spanish. The company has other branches throughout the city.