Shopping

Shopping Center in Arequipa

Claustros de la Compañía

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 ornate double courtyard is ringed by cloisters held up by silla…
Arts & Crafts in Arequipa

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 Michell (incorporating brands Sol Alpaca and Mundo Alpaca). It incl…
Craft Market in Arequipa

Fundo El Fierro

The city’s primary craft market occupies a beautiful colonial sillar (white volcanic rock) courtyard next to the San Francisco church. Garments, paintings, handmade crafts and jewelry predominate, but you can also p…
Clothing in Arequipa

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 brand. This outlet is within the elegant Claustros de la Compañí…
Books in Arequipa

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 sharp, modern space.
Fashion & Accessories in Arequipa

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.
Books in Arequipa

Librería SBS Internacional

Chain bookstore with a good selection of titles, including Spanish-learning resources and books in English, French, Italian, Portuguese and German.
Clothing in Arequipa

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.
Craft Market in Arequipa

Galería de Artesanías ‘El Tumi de Oro’

A small artisan market under the portales (stone archways) on Plaza de Armas.
Clothing in Arequipa

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. It's a 10-minute taxi ride southwest of central Arequipa.