Otavalo Market, Otavalo

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Otavalo Market has put its city on the map, attracting tourists who’ve heard of the famous market whose origins stretch back to pre-Incan times. This market has maintained its strong roots to its ancient history, making it not only a destination for shopping but for cultural experiences. The locals, Otavalenos, are known for weaving and creating products like blankets, handbags, wall hangings, and scarves. The market takes place every day, but the busiest market day is Saturday, when nearly one third of the town fills with vendors’ stalls selling traditional textiles. Come and browse among the many stalls to find the perfect souvenir to take home. With our online itinerary creator, Otavalo attractions like Otavalo Market can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Analyzing from the point of view of each other's lifetime, I believe it's not worth moving so far to see or buy the same products found in quito's "Artesania Market" and other Quito stores.
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  • In addition to seeing a lot of vegetables of optimal quality you can eat rich and excellent price. It is about 4 blocks from Plaza d ponchos. You can have breakfast from 6.30 hours. both American breakfast and the full q add hearty dish of food.
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