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Shopping In El Calafate

Paseo de los Pajaros: Located on Avenida 9 de Julio, the petite shopping complex houses myriad stores selling diverse kind of merchandise. This place looks like a small village with log cabins featuring slanted blue roofs, which are the stalls, precisely. There are gift shops, internet cafes, booking centres etc.

Aldea de los Gnomos: A village of gnomes, located in Avenida Liberatador, selling handicrafts, leather goods, woollen apparels and more.

El Paseo de los Artesanos: It is an open-air mall located at the heart of the city. Here you can lay your hands on Patagonian arts and crafts. There are fine hand carved wooden objects, silver jewelry and items made of alpaca, as well as indigenous clothing created by the Tehuelche and Mapuche tribes. There are really classy souvenirs on sale that make your visit worthwhile here.

Telares Andinos: The shop is run by a family. Here you will find clothing made from traditional looms akin to Tehuelche Indians have done for years. they use sheep-wool for the weave. llamas and Alpacas too are used.

Nomade: Located at Campo del Desierto ,the shop has a workshop setting. It’s pretty interestingly decorated by local handicrafts with Indian from the different tribes in Argentina, all for sale. The indigenous El Calafate artists make sure to weave enigma through the needle. 

Paralelo 53: if you have been looking for best camping gears, you’re sorted here in this store. Besides, it keeps fashion apparels too. You get snow pants, windbreakers, backpacks and everything required for hiking here.

Patagonia Shop: This is a bike-renting shop which enables you to rent a bike for a sojourn at the mountains or the city itself. Besides, they sell camping gears, tents, thermal underwear, fleece jackets, and waterproof clothing too.

Tommy Color: Lies in the heart of El Calafate and sells cameras and photography essentials. You can avail services like photo developing, digital printing etc. Apart from cameras, they sell rolls of film, memory cards everything. This store has a long drawn history of thirty years neat.

Supermarkets: Supermarkets are your go-tos when you need to keep tight-fisted for a lengthy vacation. You can get supplies from here in the supermarket of El Calafate.  La Tostadora Moderna, La Anonima, Alas, Stella Maris and Kuky Mini Market are the ones that the tourists opt for. 

Paseo de los Pajaros: Located on Avenida 9 de Julio, the petite shopping complex houses myriad stores selling diverse kind of merchandise. This place looks like a small village wit...

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