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 …
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 …
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 hot cup but there's only two stools to sit at.
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.
Cuzco’s most extensive public book exchange, plus used guidebooks, new titles and music for sale.
A cramped but interesting artisan shop bursting with religious figures and ornate mirrors.
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 tents, stoves, hiking poles, sleeping bags and pads for rent…
Huanchac is the local destination of choice for breakfast the morning after, specializing in the two hangover staples – jolting acid ceviche and greasy chicharrón (deep-fried pork).
One of several outlets of a well-known artisan shop selling souvenirs, religious figures and ornate mirrors.
Taller and Museo Mérida offers striking earthenware statues that straddle the border between craft and art.