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Instituto Oaxaqueno de las Artesanias

Calle Manuel Garcia Vigil 809, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
(951) 40992
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Incredible value for Oaxacan crafts

This government run artisan store is a fantastic place to purchase Oaxacan goods. High quality... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Ben B
The best in town

Different artists in wood carvings, weave work, selections. (Bought 4 most beautiful pillow covers... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
C Alden M
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“local art” (2 reviews)
“wood carvings” (2 reviews)
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Calle Manuel Garcia Vigil 809, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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(951) 40992
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This government run artisan store is a fantastic place to purchase Oaxacan goods. High quality crafts, and very well priced (by U.S. dollar standards). If you're looking to go on a shopping spree, this is the place to go. Better value then some of the...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Different artists in wood carvings, weave work, selections. (Bought 4 most beautiful pillow covers and wood works)

Thank C Alden M
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Every time we come to Oaxaca we visit ARIPO. Last week for Christmas, they had a big competition for Nativity scenes and there were some amazing ones, the best being wood carvings of a Nativity scene all on motorcycles. No pictures allowed, though. The rest...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is a government institute that works with artisans from the state of Oaxaca. It sponsors concursos (judged competitions) in different types of crafts/themes and provides a market place. On view and for sale are representative, high quality crafts from Institute members from many regions...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you will have a fast overview about the local art which come out of a lot of small villages in the the big valleys of Oaxaca and you don't like to enter the market places of the city or all this villages outside here...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

textiles, pottery, painted wooden animals in a handful of individual shops plus a gift shop. There were few other visitors the day we went there at lunch time.

1  Thank Arne C P
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Like other shops in town, this store onlysells authenticated crafts and textiles from the area. Beautiful sculptures, but mainly textiles.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

There are several nice examples of artesanal work here, including textiles, wood carving, and pottery, but it isn't a place to do real shopping, unless you don't have time to wander through the wide range of markets that Oaxaca is known for.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nice range of selection, prices compare well with stret stalls. Employees are friendly, patient and helpful.

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

Practically every kind of artisan wares under one roof. All of high quality, and prices hardly higher and in some cases cheaper than the markets and street vendors. Look at your leisure with no pressure to buy. They accept major credit cards too.

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