There -by the end of the XVIII century- participate the natives, farmers and people from the town (Cercado) giving place to informal economical interrelations.
The true way of thinking of valley people is shown in their capability of bargaining and thus achieving a good “yapa” (something more).
It is the main marketplace of Cochabamba, found in the south part of the city. There specially of wednesdays and saturdays, we can find the biggest variety of products: agricultural, foods, clothes, luxury, handicrafts, etc.
Found near the Cancha. It offers a variety of products agricultural and foods, being the main ones the commerce of grains and flowers.
In several places in the city we can find handicraft manufacturing, with a variety of products which identify all the regions of the country and specially Cochabamba. You can find a variety of wool and cotton textiles: from sheep, llama and alpaca. Other than musical instruments typical of our land and beautiful works in ceramics and leather. Another traditional handicraft production, which is kept up to our days. This delicate work is done on silver and other expensive metals specially on gold and tin. The main handicraft markets are: the SAN ANTONIO MARKET on Esteban Arze and Punata Streets, and the "JOAQUIN ZENTENO ANAYA” alley between Baptista and Ayacucho streets (in the downtown area).