One of South America’s most elegant shopping centers, with a wine bar, ice-cream outlet, numerous alpaca-wool shops and chic cafes and restaurants. Its…
- Claustros de la Compañía
- Fundo El Fierro
The city’s primary craft market occupies a beautiful colonial sillar (white volcanic rock) courtyard next to the Iglesia de San Francisco. Garments,…
- Sol Alpaca
More than just a source for fine alpaca-wool goods and raw thread, this complex functions as a tourist center for international wool-export company…
- Incalpaca Factory Outlet Claustros
Clearance clothing made from the wool of alpacas – and sometimes vicuñas (threatened, wild relatives of alpaca) – and craftwork from the upmarket Kuna…
- Librería el Lector
Excellent selection of special-interest art, history, anthropology and language titles and guidebooks in Spanish, with a smattering of English books, in a…
- Patio del Ekeko
This high-end tourist mall has plenty of expensive but good alpaca- and vicuña-wool items, jewelry, gourmet food, ceramics and other arty souvenirs.
- Librería SBS Internacional
Chain bookstore with a good selection of titles, including Spanish-learning resources and books in English, French, Italian, Portuguese and German.
- Casona Santa Catalina
This polished tourist complex holds restaurants and a few shops of major export brands, such as Kuna and Andes Gear for outdoor wear.
- Galería de Artesanías ‘El Tumi de Oro’
A small artisan market under the portales (stone archways) on Plaza de Armas.
- Incalpaca Factory Outlet Tahuaycani
This outlet for the Kuna brand of alpaca woolen goods also has a small petting zoo out back to amuse the kids; it houses four types of American camelid…