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Go to buy paintings!

You’ll find all different styles and sizes of paintings on canvases here. If you’re looking for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelingteacher808
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Crazy marketplace

While I thought this place was kind of fun, it was definitely overwhelming. It's very hard to get... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
beth ann k
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Halstead, Kansas
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want to see 100 stalls of the same art for prices that are triple what they should be, this is the spot for you. A few little good finds here and there but you have to hunt. It's unfortunate for the few vendors...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You’ll find all different styles and sizes of paintings on canvases here. If you’re looking for cheap paintings, this is the place to get it. You can also find leather goods, crocheted pieces, souvenirs, T-shirtst and caps, etc. they also sell rum and cigars. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

There are plenty of places to buy souvenirs in Old Havana and around town but this market has a wide variety of choices. I was able to find magnets, humidors and art that served as excellent gifts and mementos. My friend found more of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank btravelhappy
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This was a very stressful experience! I wanted to pick up a few souvenirs but anytime I stopped to look at anything the owner of the booth would start waving different items at me trying to sell everything in his (or her) booth! Awful. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Victoria_Rodon
Reviewed September 23, 2018

While I thought this place was kind of fun, it was definitely overwhelming. It's very hard to get past some of the boths and on to the next booth. The vendors stand in your way, and make it hard to get by them. It's also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank beth ann k
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Don’t shop here. The same souvenirs and paintings you find in this place you can simply walk the streets and find it cheaper and are able to negotiate the prices better. In this market it seemed all the vendors had the same prices and would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank marty71890
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

There are souvenirs here like nowhere else, and much local art as well, all at good prices. The key word: negotiate. The place is simply huge, and fronts the waterway.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank MaltaBound
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This market is located in old warehouses right on the Bay of Havana. We had the bicycle taxi bring us over. They have a money exchange. Several of the merchants accepted Euros from me. It is primarily original art, which was perfect for me. Lots...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a warehouse sized craft market. Nearly every shop sells the same stuff. There are a few stalls selling unique jewelry and purses but mostly the same items stall to stall. Everything is very inexpensive so buying some items does help support the workers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice shopping experience. Got some amazing local art. Stick to the stalls in the back closer to the waterfront for better deals. They will take advantage if you aren't paying attention.

Date of experience: August 2018
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laniebelle
January 7, 2019|
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Response from btravelhappy | Reviewed this property |
I sent a response via the web. They may have money exchanges in this location. I recommend estimating how much you think you will spend (regular dances expenses, fine dining, tours, souvenirs including cigars). Change that... More
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Mahogany H
August 16, 2018|
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Response from tweety817 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the size. I bought a 15”x30” for 30CUC and a 40”x30” for 50 CUC You must bargainStarting prices were 50 and 110. Bargaining is friendly and expected. There are hundreds of paintings of the classic cars but mixed... More
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tweety817
July 14, 2018|
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Response from j0anab29 |
I am here today July 30th and a local told me there was a fire and it was closed down.
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