The great daily market at Tlatelolco was controlled by a merchant class that specialized in long-distance luxury item trade. The Olmecs had a state-controlled mixed economy. Tribute, markets, commodity use, and distribution were highly regulated.
Depart from Antigua to the Western highlands of Guatemala on this full-day private tour. Lake Atitlan will be the first stop, and you will be able to enjoy the beautiful view and take pictures. Continue the tour to Chichicastenango Maya Market to wit