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Address: Macedonio Alcala # 203 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Nice stuff, but too expensive

I like looking, but I don't remember if I ever bought anything there, because the prices are hiiiiigh.

Reviewed 26 November 2016
new york

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Carmel, California
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Rooms full of beautiful folk art, paintings, and all sorts of art. Great selection with friendly owner. Not to be missed on Alcala street.

Thank Katia A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The store is interesting to vist, very Frida-esque decor. Mostly items of pressed tin, not much variety of textiles.

Thank viajera1741
new york
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

I like looking, but I don't remember if I ever bought anything there, because the prices are hiiiiigh.

Thank brownsteindl
Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I have visited this shop each time in Oaxaca for the past few years. It is quite small but always stocks a few new things that are intriguing. It specializes in small, quirky artisan items.

Thank AventureroTX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This colorful and inspiring shop set the standards high for me in regards to quality and craftsmanship of Oaxacan folk art. Definitely a great place to pick up something very special!

Thank Shivagypsy
New York City, New York
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I visited this shop back in 1996 and the fact that it's still going strong 20 years later is a testament to its quality. It's a great shop - cheerful, well-stocked... almost like to to the MAP store in Mexico City. They've done a nice job curating what they sell. A great place to check out in Oaxaca!

Thank AnitaPeron
Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I really enjoyed the hot chocolate...and I was on a quest to find the most tasty chocolate in Oaxaca. I tried the 70 percent pure cacao, with minimal sugar, which was delicious. I appreciated that I was able to custom make my chocolate. The ambience is relaxed and the service was friendly.

Thank AmandaFlayer
Oaxaca, Mexico
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Wonderful varieties of Oaxacan chocolate and coffee, a good beer selection, local folk music performances and work by local artists, and they take credit cards too if you're short on pesos.

Thank amcneese2016
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Amazing to see the work of these artisans. You can bring your own design and they will do the design for you. Amazing way of knitting with wooden machinery.

Thank Cuatrodivas
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

I have been to Oaxaca three times over the past 6 years and always make this a first stop to see what the artists are doing now...printmakers, weavers, etc. It gives me an idea of what retail prices are if I have a chance to go to individual studios or to the art markets...and honestly I have purchased things here.... More 

Thank Liane R

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