The Best of Guadalajara Shopping: From Modern Malls to Handicrafts and Markets

Find out more about shopping in Guadalajara, Mexico. What to buy in the city's shopping malls and handicraft markets.

The Best of Guadalajara Shopping: From Modern Malls to Handicrafts and Markets
A Guide for Shopping in Guadalajara, Mexico. Photo by freestocks / Unsplash

Guadalajara offers a wide range of possibilities that go from modern shopping malls with the best world-renowned stores, to typical markets and tianguis where you can find all the typical products of the region, starting with the beautiful handicrafts of the state of Jalisco.

Among the most important shopping malls in the city, it is worth mentioning: Galerias Guadalajara, La Gran Plaza Fashion Mall, Plaza del Sol, Forum Tlaquepaque, and Andares, which besides being one of the largest and most important in the country, is part of a development that includes apartment towers, as well as offices and a hotel.

Guadalajara is one of the leaders in the footwear industry, so it is recommended to visit the "Zona del Calzado" (Footwear Zone), which offers a large number of shoe stores.

It is worth mentioning that Guadalajara has beautiful art galleries, as well as very good jewelry stores that are worth visiting for their unique designs and good prices.

As for handicrafts, Tlaquepaque and Tonal√° have an attractive diversity of products made of clay, blown glass, brass, rustic furniture, and fine jewelry.