Travel By Fingertip...Guanajuato

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Shopping in Guanajuato

Mercado Hidalgo

Market resembling a cavernous Victorian train station with a second floor balcony level that offers fabulous views of all the goings on below. Addr: Av. Juarez.

Artesanias Vazquez

For those who wish to stock up on the distinctive Talavera pottery from Dolores Hidalgo, this showroom has an excellent selection. Addr: Cantarranas 8.  


Government run craft store showcasing Mexican crafts. The prices are usually very fair - and set. Addr: Casa del Conde de Valencia on Route 30.

Gorky Gonzalez Workshop

Workshop of Guanajuato's most famous present day Talavera potter. Hours are a little erratic, but keep trying. Closed weekends. Addr: Calle Pastita.

El Cubilete

For those with a sweet tooth (like most Mexicans), this is a favorite stop. Addr: Av. Juarez 188.