The Coyhaique market is one of the main in the region; visitors may talk with the creators devoted to the several crafts displayed there.
Located opposite the Plaza de Armas, the Handicrafts Market in Coyhaique has 25 very well organized stalls that invite tourists to come along and see the various legitimately handmade products displayed there for sale in just a few minutes.
Wool, leather, stone, pottery and wood from the southern forest are gathered there everyday to acquire various artistic forms. As visitors go along the corridors of the venue, they may stop and watch how the laborious hands of local artists are engaged in giving shape to the raw materials until they are transformed into a handmade product.
The members of this particular market struggle to obtain some kind of acknowledgement that may let them strengthen their trade. They have been at the service of regional tourism for eighteen years, commercializing items labeled with a distinctive sign from Patagonia.
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Level of Difficulty: Low
Duration: 1 hour
Timetables: open everyday from 9am to 8pm.
Recommendations: the pottery items coming from Puerto Ibáñez have acquired remarkable acknowledgement all throughout Chile. When visiting the city, do not miss the opportunity to purchase at least a
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