The Plaza de los Ponchos is a large artisan market nestled in the Andean highlands in northern Ecuador. Traditionally clad indigenous townspeople sell their wares there every Saturday from 7:00am-6:00pm.
The various products are local, regional, national and international. They include jewelry, leather goods, ceramics, tapestries as well as colorful ponchos, hats, and scarves.
The Otavalo canton is in the Imbabura province and surrounded by volcanoes. Read more about this unique destination here.