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Mundo Maya

Calle 62, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 924 7154
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CAUTION! Do not be scammed. Hustlers pretending to be friendly locals direct you here

We could not leave our hotel in Merida without being accosted by men pretending to be friendly... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
JM L
,
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Total SCAM - Avoid! Really Awful

Our interaction with this store and its employees was the lowest point of our whole trip to Mexico... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
KeenToTravel323
,
Brooklyn, New York
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible63%
10 Jul 2017
“CAUTION! Do not be scammed. Hustlers pretending to be friendly locals direct you here”
6 May 2017
“Total SCAM - Avoid! Really Awful”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Calle 62, Merida, Mexico
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+52 999 924 7154
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We could not leave our hotel in Merida without being accosted by men pretending to be friendly locals (one of whom literally dragged us to this store). It got so bad we did not want to leave the hotel. I went out alone one day...More

Thank JM L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Our interaction with this store and its employees was the lowest point of our whole trip to Mexico. They sold us a rug for an embarrassingly steep price that they claimed was handmade by Mayan artists from 100% wool, all naturally dyed. And of course,...More

2  Thank KeenToTravel323
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I honestly don't know how they have the heart for ripping people off like they do. I really wanted to buy typical hat and asked for top quality ( the one that you can fold, holds the liquid and is being used on weddings). well...More

1  Thank kristinakozmo
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Watch out for pushy salespeople who can be really annoying. The restaurant is cool and a good place for a meal.

Thank AMGARNONE
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Like everyone else we too were approached over and over and over again. You get so excited thinking it is a conversation with a nice local, but it always ends with this store!!! Even some of the restaurants we went to handed out cards. We...More

Thank luvmykids123
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I stopped at the Main St. Restaurant for a snack and a drink and the waiter told me about this place. He gave me the whole spiel about "real Mexican hand crafts" and a shaman that I should go see because they will tell me...More

1  Thank melgab84
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were enjoying the sites in Merida, we went to the cathedral. An older man approached us, he was very sweet and was telling us about the sites to see in Merida. He then was very enthusiastic about Mundo Maya, a Mayan...More

2  Thank demi a
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This two-story shop on Calle 62 near the central square seems like every other tourist emporium on the outside, but once you step in and see the jewelry you realize it is a serious place. The choice of jewelry in particular is dizzying. They have...More

Thank profcritic1
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

When my husband and I decided not to buy the Mayan masks we had been looking at, the salesman called us Cheapskates and insulted us continually until we left the store. It was a very uncomfortable and unpleasant experience. I would not go here again.

1  Thank 45ustwo
Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you are visiting Merida you must stop here. It has two floors and it is full of amazing art of all types. The statues, masks, jewelry, carpets, mats, hammocks. You name it and they have got it. They support all the local artists and...More

1  Thank Raffaellalavitabella
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