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Arts & Crafts in Cuzco

Center for Traditional Textiles of Cuzco

This nonprofit organization, founded in 1996, promotes the survival of traditional weaving. You may be able to catch a shop-floor demonstration illustrating different weaving techniques in all their finger-twisting …
Specialty in Cuzco

Agua y Tierra

This beautiful high-ceilinged gallery specializes in authentic art and crafts, including pottery, textiles, paintings and more, all handmade by indigenous tribespeople living in the Amazon jungle.
Arts & Crafts in Cuzco

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. There’s also an online catalog.
Books in Cuzco

Jerusalén

Cuzco’s most extensive public book exchange (two used books, or one plus S8, will get you one book) plus used guidebooks, new titles and music CDs for sale.
Clothing in Cuzco

Centro Comercial de Cuzco

Cuzco is not known for its clothes-shopping opportunities, though there are a few cool stores hidden away in the Centro Comercial de Cuzco.
Arts & Crafts in Cuzco

Casa Ecológica

Handmade textiles from 29 communities as far away as Ausangate, plus homemade jams and essential oils.
Books in Cuzco

Bookstore Kiosk

Novels and magazines in English and German. Located just inside the door of Centro Comercial de Cuzco.
Market in Cuzco

Centro Artesenal Cuzco

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

Tatoo

Tatoo has brand-name outdoor clothing and technical gear at high prices.
Market 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) and tamales are just a few of the foods on offer. Around the …