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San Salvador

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

A few; the quality is not great and expensive at times for the location and quality. - Nov 22, 2017
This is the place where I've done the least amount of shopping. There's a trend to develop more "artisanal" pop-up markets and things so this is changing... - Jul 14, 2016
Head to Guatemala to buy really lovely art. But there is some nice stuff here, too. Pottery, hand-woven hammocks, etc. - Jun 9, 2015
Art from Francisco Llort, trips to other Central American countries, COFFEE! - Oct 29, 2014
None. - Jul 8, 2014
Indigenous culture is long gone in ES. For pottery, textile, weavings, head to Guate. - Apr 28, 2012
hammocks, local handicrafts, Llort art, and wind chimes. - Jul 15, 2011
Black earthenware pottery, Fernando Llort art, hammocks, kitsch. There is MUCH better shopping to be had in Guatemala, and many of the nice things to buy here are actually copies of Guatemalan styles. - May 21, 2010
There are some local crafts that are unique: pottery and basketry. Guatemala has a much better selection of local artisan crafts, and it is only a few hours away. - Feb 28, 2009