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Shopping in Arequipa - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Shopping in Arequipa will give you an opportunity to purchase many unique goods. For many years, local people have been making high-quality clothing and accessories from llama and alpaca wool. Many specialty shops here sell amazing sweaters, mittens, and woolen yarn. That being said, the price of these items is quite high. Be ready to pay no less than 300 US dollars for a wool sweater. All items are of exceptional quality and will last you many years.
Welcome to the beautiful country of Peru and one of its cities – Arequipa. Here, tourists will find marvelous old cathedrals and wonderful parks. Guests mention that this is a truly … Open
The choice of souvenir shops is no less amazing in Arequipa. Many tourists prefer to visit local markets when searching for memorable gifts because local artisans come to the markets to sell their best works. One of the best markets in the city is open near San Francisco Church. Here, you will find stalls with attractive paintings in the national style, fabulous handmade textiles, and traditional clothes. Such popular souvenirs as inexpensive magnets and postcards are also widely present.
Arequipa has many interesting peculiarities, and a large choice of antiquity shops is one of them. The majority of shops that sell vintage and antique items are located on Santa Catalina Street. Tourists can buy many interesting and valuable items here. Several nice souvenir shops are also open on this street. They sell original gifts and many handmade items. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The city has several modern shopping centers that are worth visiting. Start your shopping spree with Mall Aventura Plaza Arequipa as this is the largest mall in Arequipa. Inside, you will find dozens of clothing and shoe stores by the most famous international brands. Women will find it interesting to visit Kellys – this popular shoe store sells quality and attractive designer shoes. There are also several wonderful shops with household and home décor items in Mall Aventura Plaza Arequipa. Visit them to buy such attractive and useful goods as locally made wool blankets, fine tableware, and ornaments. Several large jewelry stores and shops that offer watches and accessories by famous brands – you will find all these and more in this mall.
Do not forget to visit Parque Lambramani as this shopping mall is one of the best destinations for tourists with children. There are many shops with children’s toys and clothing, as well as multiple amusements and playgrounds for kids of different ages. Having visited shops in this mall, head to the supermarket on the first floor to buy the most popular regional foods. Many tourists also visit this supermarket to stock up on exotic fruits, meat delicacies, and cheeses.
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Mall Plaza Cayma occupies an honorary place among the biggest shopping malls in Arequipa. It is located at some distance from the city center. The majority of shops in Mall Plaza Cayma have affordable prices. Visitors can find stylish clothes and shoes here, and active tourists often visit this mall for the sake of multiple sportswear shops. Small pavilions with jewelry, cosmetics, perfumes, and accessories for various gadgets are scattered throughout the mall.
Head to the city center to visit Mercado San Camilo that has already become a popular attraction in Arequipa. Sellers here offer thousands of different goods, starting from products popular in the region to different artworks and souvenirs. Don’t forget to visit stalls with fruits and meat delicacies, and then take a look at charming wooden home ornaments that can make great souvenirs. Several shops at Mercado San Camilo offer canned food, cheese, and takeaway food and drinks. Having explored the market, take a breath in one of the nearby restaurants that offer delicious regional cuisine.
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If you want to visit an authentic place popular with locals, head straight to Mercado Mayorista Los Incas. Tourists are rare guests here, and so the market is targeted at residents of Arequipa. You might find it interesting to see stalls with spices. Almost every seller offers dried chili pepper that is one of the main symbols of the regional cuisine. Dried meat and sweets popular in the region are always in stock here. There is a department with non-consumer goods.
If you enjoy bringing unusual edible souvenirs from your holidays abroad, Chaqchao Chocolates is the shop that you need. It is open in an attractive historic building. Besides chocolate, this shop sells many other interesting goods. There is a large department with Peruvian alcoholic beverages here. Gorgeous sets with dried nuts and fruits or tea in gift wrapping are popular souvenirs available in Chaqchao Chocolates. The shop shares the same building with a popular café that offers incredibly delicious chocolate desserts.
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Shopping in Peru

Stores operate mainly on a schedule from 9:00 to 20:00 in Peru. But they close for Siesta from 13:00 to 15:00. Large shopping centers are open without breaks. Larcomar is the largest and most popular shopping center in Lima. This is a unique structure, masterfully inscribed in the surrounding landscape. The center is located inside the rock. You may not notice it even if you are standing next to it. Stores of imported brands are mostly located in the mall. Real Plaza is a chain of shopping centers. They are located in Lima, Trujillo, Huancayo, and more than a dozen other cities. There are hypermarkets, food courts, cinemas, and gyms in many malls of the chain. Most stores sell imported goods. La Rambla in Lima is a luxury, new, modern shopping mall. There are Real Plaza, Centro Comercial Plaza Imperial, Centro Comercial Confraternidad, and several other shopping centers of different sizes in Cusco. … Open
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It looks like the shopping preferences of Chinese travelers have changed as well because of the pandemic. Known as passionate shoppers and fans of Duty-Free stores (80% of Chinese travelers visit them), travelers want to spend less time at the airport today. 27% want to spend less time shopping, and over 50% want to stay somewhere away from the crowd while waiting for their flight. Digital technology such as web versions of Duty-Free shops with detailed information about items in them could potentially solve the problem. Read this

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Shopping advices for the whole region around Arequipa

Shopping advices for Arequipa. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Peru - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Arequipa.
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