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Ten Thousand Villages

303 Lookout Road, Moore Center, Montreat, NC 28757
+1 828-669-1406
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Crowded and touristy

We wanted to hike and explore and someone recommended this place - it was mobbed with people and... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
BethWeber
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West Orange, New Jersey
A wonderful way to help people become economically independent and find unique handmade gifts for friends

This Sun-dappled shop makes it possible from all over the world to become financially independent... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
BryanBiery
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303 Lookout Road, Moore Center, Montreat, NC 28757
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We wanted to hike and explore and someone recommended this place - it was mobbed with people and the hiking trails aren't clearly marked and we kept hitting dead ends. We got annoyed after a while and left - was a waste of time to...More

Thank BethWeber
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This Sun-dappled shop makes it possible from all over the world to become financially independent while buyers find unique handmade gifts for friends & other loved ones. Alpaca ponchos, wool mittens, music, & musical instruments, candles, & jewelry, Christmas ornaments, table jewelry, quilting, embroidery, and...More

Thank BryanBiery
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

really good lentil soup mix perfect for a cold day. Some local and regional gifts and some really lovely ladies working there.

Thank Cynthia U
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

helpful staff, huge variety of beautiful things, it is a wonderful place to shop and to help artisans around the world.

Thank revjcs
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

This chain of stores always has the most intriguing items, including jewelry, chocolates, household furnishings, etc. The staff was friendly without being intrusive.

Thank MaryJo M
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Ten Thousand Villages is a great place to Christmas shop, or gift shop of any kind. They are a fair-trade establishment with contacts to craftspeople and artisans all over the world. Buy a scarf from Peru, a creche from Burkina Faso, a bowl from Thailand...More

Thank birminghampastor
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place it's in Montreat college which is in black mountain . Right before you go in to the store there a big lake it's call lake Susan it's so Beautiful please came and see what they have

Thank hawks432
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The items in Ten Thousand Villages are gorgeous and help artisans throughout the world. The kids both found need souvenirs of our trip--I could have spent another hour looking at all of the items for sale. Beautiful.

Thank A M
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

I visited this store on a lark, whilst in Montreat. Found it to be a little bizarre for it to have eastern religion items at what is basically an old Presbyterian missionary retreat, but then... That aside, I found the shop to be located on...More

Thank LowDragAL
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Away with gal friends..went exploring..walking around this great area..this store has great things in it..I did buy a hand made birdhouse..wonderfully made..original..

Thank Kathleen R
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