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Centro Artesanal Santa Lucia

Carmen | Diagonal Paraguay, Santiago, Chile
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Great, very chill and relaxed place to stop if you're looking for reasonably prices souvenirs!

I hate shopping - and normally avoid the whole souvenir gig because I hate aggressive sales... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Birdsocks
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Boston, Massachusetts
Great for souvenirs

I echo what others have said - very chill environment, vendors don't harass you, very good for... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
rcgiggles
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Carmen | Diagonal Paraguay, Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

I hate shopping - and normally avoid the whole souvenir gig because I hate aggressive sales tactics/people being in my face, packing a bunch of stuff home, and the cookie cutter junk that all looks the same that tends to be the bulk of what...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

I echo what others have said - very chill environment, vendors don't harass you, very good for souvenirs. You will see some repeats but also some different items made mostly in Chile and Peru. Once you exit the Santa Lucia(on the red.line) metro stop the...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

This is your typical city market selling souvenirs to visitors. Lots of different shops selling a variety of items that most visitors are looking for during their visit to Chile - woolen items, figurines, tapestry, etc. Don't wait till. you get to the airport for...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

The perfect market to buy souvenirs and gift for friends and family back home. There are plenty of small shops with all kinds of homemade, chilean things.

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

This is a gem. Lots of good quality alpaca mitts, hats, sweaters. Leather works, jewelry and everything in between. I fully satisfied my list for items I wanted to bring home and I didn't break the bank. Ask the price and don't haggle too much...More

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

Lots of small shops. Shopping for souvenirs without any pressure to buy. You can spend 2 to 3 hours shopping here. Souvenirs include the Chilean gamut of lapis, jewellery, alpaca and knits, T-Shirts, wood and metal items, etc. Easy to get to by subway. Located...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Every year in Chile we head back to this little market for a few gifts. They have your standard nick-nacks but also a few stands with high ends mill work, leather and shoes. Few little snack shops and a coffee bar are in it too....More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

The handcraft center of Santa Lucia is a must-see place (safe place when you are already inside), that it brings together many types of handcrafts that are available elsewhere in Chile and Latin America, but here everything is in one place with an excellent variety....More

1  Thank andresgaetet
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Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I visited Los Dominicos and The Santa Lucia Artesanal Center. This one is better than the other and it is downtown! Los dominicos it s a nice place but far away.

1  Thank Guilherme S
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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Streets and streets of stalls with goodies close to the subway station.Its right across from Cerro Santa Lucia. They had everything, musical instruments, baskets, blankets, dolls, plates. You could also bargain.

1  Thank itcheetam
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Christine D
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Response from travel_123499 | Reviewed this property |
yes, for the shops i visited. I dont think they all do. They all prefer cash
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