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Address: 809 Calle Garcia Vigil, Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number:
52-951-44030
Description:

An eclectic one-room arts and crafts shop.

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Good overview of artisan crafts....

This used to be the place tongo for highnend crafts in Oaxaca.......It has been surpassed by a number of craft collectives in Oaxaca City.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Aviano
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El Cerrito, CA

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El Cerrito, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This used to be the place tongo for highnend crafts in Oaxaca.......It has been surpassed by a number of craft collectives in Oaxaca City.

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

A bit north of the heart of Oaxaca (although still absolutely walkable) sits this lovely building whose six or so rooms are filled with handicrafts for sale. This isn't your typical tourist store, however. It does have similar products (hand woven shirts and textiles, rugs, baskets, etc.), but a tastefully curated selection of goods. Much to my surprise, prices were... More 

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Ithaca NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Good prices and a good range of items typical of the region. Well worth the walk, but closed Sunday and holidays. Much better quality than in the markets.

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Folsom, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Aripo is absolutely beautiful to visit. It is arranged around an open courtyard and each village craft is in a separate room. After shopping all over town we found that the quality at Aripo was the highest and the price for goods was the most reasonable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

This state-sponsored workshop and gallery (multiple small galleries) features fine work in wood, metal, textiles, jewelry and garments by Oaxacans. We enjoyed the selection and the good service here. It was not at all crowded and, in some ways, a more pleasant experience than trying to shop from vendors in the Zocalo.

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