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Puerto Iguazu Arts and Crafts Market
Puerto Iguazu Arts and Crafts Market

Puerto Iguazu Arts and Crafts Market

Free admission
RA12, Puerto Iguazu Central

The Basics

There isn’t a lot to do in little Puerto Iguazú, so this market is one of the best ways to spend some time before or after a trip to the falls. Besides local art and handcrafted items, the Puerto Iguazú Arts and Crafts Market also sells a variety of regional foods, wine, olive oil, cheeses, and olives, perfect for putting together a picnic lunch to bring along on your next outing. A small restaurant inside the market serves regional cuisine.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Puerto Iguazú Arts and Crafts Market is one of the best places in the area to pick up gifts and souvenirs.

  • Don’t forget your camera; the adjacent park affords impressive views across the border to Brazil and Paraguay.

  • Be sure to bring some local currency in small denominations if you plan to make purchases.

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How to Get There

The Puerto Iguazú Arts and Crafts Market is located near the border between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. The easiest way to get there is by taxi or as part of a guided tour.

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When to Get There

The Puerto Iguazú Arts and Crafts Market is at its liveliest in the late afternoon and evening, so plan on visiting for dinner and some shopping.

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Shopping in Paraguay

This region where three countries meet has become a shopper’s paradise thanks to its numerous duty-free stores. While Puerto Iguazú has its crafts market and a glitzy duty-free mall, the best deals are found over the border in Paraguay. Plentiful shopping opportunities have given the city of Ciudad del Este the nickname “Supermarket of South America.”

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