Shopping in Uruguay

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    Feria de Tristán Narvaja

    This colorful Sunday-morning outdoor market is a decades-long tradition begun by Italian immigrants. It sprawls from Av 18 de Julio northwards along Calle Tristán Narvaja, spilling over onto several side streets. You can find used books, music, clothing, jewelry, live animals, antiques and souvenirs in its many makeshift stalls.

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    Manos del Uruguay

    This national cooperative, a member of the World Fair Trade Organization, is famous for its quality woolen goods. In addition to its Ciudad Vieja branch, it also has an outlet downtown and shops in Montevideo Shopping and Punta Carretas Shopping east of downtown.

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    Feria de Antigüedades

    Every Saturday, vendors take over Ciudad Vieja’s central square, selling antique door knockers, saddles, household goods and just about anything else you can imagine. A smaller contingent of vendors appears on the plaza some weekdays.

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    La Pasionaria

    This colorful Ciudad Vieja shop sells clothing in its upstairs boutique and Uruguayan handicrafts downstairs. The attached cafe serves tasty soups, salads and daily specials, including vegetarian and vegan options.

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    Pecarí

    For quality Uruguayan leather goods, including jackets, handbags, shoes and accessories, check out this shop just off Plaza Matriz in Ciudad Vieja.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Mercedes

    Lanas de Soriano

    A rainbow of beautiful handmade woolens is available in this shop, hidden away in a residential neighborhood near the waterfront.

  • Shopping in Colonia del Sacramento

    Malvón

    Sells woolen blankets and clothing from the national cooperative Manos del Uruguay, along with other Uruguayan handicrafts.

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    Hecho Acá

    Woolen goods and other handicrafts from around the country are nicely displayed here.

  • Shopping in Punta del Este

    Manos del Uruguay

    The local branch of Uruguay’s national cooperative, selling fine woolens.

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    Manos del Uruguay

    Downtown outlet of Uruguay's national woolen-goods cooperative.

  • Shopping in Montevideo

    Ayuídiscos

    This little store is a good source of Uruguayan music of all kinds.