look for the sign "Muebles / Souvenirs": "Souvenir City" Sarchí Shopping Tip by SumTingWong
Sarchí Shopping: 3 reviews and 3 photos
Souvenir shopping is what Sarchí is about. There are some places that are huge buildings devoted to selling crafts. Just look for places having "Muebles / Souvenirs" painted on it.
What to buy: You can buy any type of Costa Rican souvenir in Sarchí. Anything from coffee to tee-shirts to wooden carvings. Sarchí is known for its hand made painted oxcarts, but they are expencive. They vary in size too, from a few cms (inches) to a few meters (feet).
What to pay: Sarchí is the cheapest place in Costa Rica to buy souvenirs. Expect to pay 20%-60% less that what you would pay in San Jose. Shirts are about 3200 colones, crafts vary.
Theme: Local Craft
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