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Río Gallegos Shopping - Shopping Río Gallegos - Argentina

Shops in Río Gallegos are generally open 10 a.m.-8 p.m., closing for a few hours at lunch.


Raw wool textiles using traditional Tehuelche techniques and leatherwork are two of the craft specialties in Río Gallegos. Some shops to check out such wares are Keoken Artesanías (San Martín 336, Tel.: 42-0335), Terra Austral (Roca and Rawson, Tel.: 43-5181) and Prepa (Cajal 51, Tel.: 42-4384). The first weekend of each month is the Paseo Productivo Local, an itinerant local artisan fair. Check with the tourism office for the current month’s location.


Camping supplies, including camp stove gas, may be purchased at Kau Camping (San Martín 472) and El Pionero (Roca 683, Tel.: 42-3173). For fishing gear, check H.S. Angling (Urquiza 154, Tel.: 42-4568), Coyle Fly Shop (Mendoza 195, Tel.: 44-4679, E-mail:, URL: and Puente Blanco Fishing Shop (Maca Tobiano 798, E-mail:

Río Gallegos, Argentina

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Camping store, Market, Artesan workshop, Sporting goods store, Overview

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