The Market District and Artisans'Alley

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This is a busy route with cars, trucks, buses and pedestrians. On this route to the market, you walk the Plaza Cívica and peek into the "La Salud" Church. After you have traversed the three block long artisan market, the walk back brings you back via Calle Loreto.

Visiting the daily fresh food and crafts market with its exciting and enticing sights, sounds and crafts - made locally and from across Latin America, - is well worth the effort. There are quaint shops, restaurants, the Plaza CÌvica and historic churches along the route. Once at the market, you are at the best spot to begin your tour of the Artisans Alley three-block mixture of small stores and tented stalls. If you've been looking for artisanal crafts at reasonable prices, this is the jackpot. Yes, you can barter here, unlike in the more established stores in the Centro. San Miguel artisans are known for their work in tin, glass, talevera ceramics, wool and silver jewelry.

Map of The Market District and Artisans'Alley