Thursday is market day in Guamote. This market is unique in South America. On market day, all indígenas from the surrounding villages flock to the market. But also from far and wide – from the coast and other regions, traders come to Guamote with their trucks. On this market, goods from the highlands are exchanged with goods from the lowlands and the coastal region. There is a large market for livestock and small livestock, as well as clothing, all kinds of food and household goods. The stalls are not only located in the squares of the city, but also in various streets.