Mariscal Artisanal Market
This lively market in Quito’s Mariscal district, just round the corner from the nightlife hub Plaza Foch, is one of the best places to go souvenir hunting in Ecuador. Alpaca blankets, pan flutes, Ecuadorian chocolate, paintings, woven bracelets, sun hats and leather bags are just a few of the products this market has to offer. The spectrum of vibrant colors and sheer volume of stalls can be almost dizzying in such a small area. You’re unlikely to leave empty-handed – so don’t be afraid to drive a hard bargain for a lower price than initially offered.