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Baby Alpaca Boutique

For unbeatably soft and snug jumpers and scarves, head to Baby Alpaca Boutique. Located in the city centre, they have one of the best collections of baby alpaca wool products, considered one of the softest materials in the world. It’s an ideal place to stock up on souvenirs, and all items are made by local craftspeople.

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  • Santa Catalina 208-A
    Cercado
    04000 Arequipa

Alvaro Valdivia Montoya

For one of the best selections of antiques in the city, pay a visit to Alvaro Valdivia Montoya. Located on bustling Santa Catalina, this shop is one of the most famous in the city for its beautiful collections. Browse Peruvian ceramics and pottery, furniture, decorations, oil paintings and trinkets that are over a hundred years old.

Mercado Artesanal

Arequipa’s best artisan market is located next to the Plaza de San Francisco in the old town jail. Peruse locally made alpaca products, brightly coloured woven textiles and other one-off handicrafts. The market is known for its first-rate selection of leather goods, and the gorgeous bags and shoes are definitely wearable at home.

  • Plaza de San Francisco
    04000 Arequipa

Mercado Artesanal

Alvaro Valdivia Montoya

Baby Alpaca Boutique

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