Must-see shopping in Cuzco

  • Mercado San Pedro

    Cuzco’s central market is a must-see. Pig heads for caldo (soup), frogs (to enhance sexual performance), vats of fruit juice, roast lechón (suckling pig)…

  • Cafe Ricchary

    This tiny coffee seller near the San Pedro Market sells great local organic roasts, ground and whole bean, for very reasonable prices. You can also get a…

  • Inkakunaq Ruwaynin

    This weaving cooperative with quality goods is run by 12 mountain communities from Cuzco and Apurimac; it’s at the far end of the inner courtyard.

  • Jerusalén

    Cuzco’s most extensive public book exchange, plus used guidebooks, new titles and music for sale.

  • Taller Mendivil

    A cramped but interesting artisan shop bursting with religious figures and ornate mirrors.

  • Himalaya

    Crammed with new gear and rentals, this gear shop is a handy stop for all your trekking needs, including repellent, equipment and some clothing. There are…

  • Mercado de Huanchac

    Huanchac is the local destination of choice for breakfast the morning after, specializing in the two hangover staples – jolting acid ceviche and greasy…

  • Taller Mendivil

    One of several outlets of a well-known artisan shop selling souvenirs, religious figures and ornate mirrors.

  • Taller and Museo Mérida

    Taller and Museo Mérida offers striking earthenware statues that straddle the border between craft and art.

  • Centro Artesenal Cuzco

    Mass-produced tourist tat from textiles to teapots are sold at the vast Centro Artesenal Cuzco.

  • Taller Olave

    Taller Olave sells reproductions of colonial sculptures and pre-colonial ceramics.